Saturday, May 10, 2014
HealthLawProf Blog is very pleased to welcome the fourth and final of our guest bloggers for the month of May, Professor John V. Jacobi:
John Jacobi is the Dorothea Dix Professor of Health Law & Policy at Seton Hall Law School. He teaches, researches, and works in the areas of health care access, finance and delivery reform, as well as disability rights and mental health discrimination. He is the Faculty Director of the Seton Hall Law School Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy. His research and scholarship in these areas is informed by participation as a board member of the Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition, a community-provider collaborative dedicated to integrating care for Medicaid recipients in Newark, New Jersey, and North Jersey Community Research Initiative, an HIV service and research organization. He participates in legislative and regulatory advocacy on behalf of low and moderate income residents. He has served as Senior Associate Counsel to the Governor of New Jersey, as Assistant to the Commissioner of the New Jersey Public Advocate, and as Gibbons Fellow in Public Interest and Constitutional Law. He is a summa cum laude graduate of the State University College of New York at Buffalo (Mathematics and Philosophy) and a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School.