Alexander Mainor, J.D., M.P.H., is a research project manager at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, focusing on the evaluation of factors impacting performance of accountable care organizations (ACOs), primarily using data from the National Survey of ACOs and Medicare claims, as well as the study of unnecessary or wasteful medical care (low-value care). He joined The Dartmouth Institute in 2014 after earning an M.P.H. in Health Services Management and Policy from The Ohio State University. He received a J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.