Edward J. Merrens, MD
Ed has a long-standing involvement in international sports, serving as team physician with the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee and medical director for the USA Biathlon from 1998-2014. He has served as team physician with the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee for the World University Games in Beijing, China (2001) and Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, United States (2002), Torino, Italy (2006), Vancouver, Canada (2010), and Sochi, Russia (2014).
In his physician leadership role, he serves as the Chief Clinical Officer for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, overseeing clinical operations across the D-H system, from the academic tertiary care hospital to community group practices and member hospitals, as they work to deliver efficient, high-quality healthcare across Vermont and New Hampshire.
He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and holds a masters degree in Health Care Delivery Science from Dartmouth and the Tuck School of Business. He continues to practice clinically as a hospitalist.