Experts Guide for Media

Topic: Ebola

Peter D. Jacobson Peter D. Jacobson, JD, MPH

Professor of Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 936-0928 E-mail: pdj@umich.edu
Faculty Profile
Video: http://www.umich.edu/news/index.html?videos#sicko

  • can discuss the legal issues involving the spread of infectious diseases, including quarantine, and the differences between isolation and quarantine.
  • Current research interests focus on the relationship between law and health care delivery and policy, tobacco control policy, the study of health care safety net providers, and public health systems. Director of the Center for Law and Ethics and Health.
  • Studies the role of tobacco litigation in shaping public policy.
  • Received an Investigator Award in Health Policy Research from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine the role of the courts in shaping health care policy.
  • Has studied legislative and regulatory implications of defining and implementing medical necessity; the enforcement and implementation of antismoking laws; and the legal and regulatory influences on physician and hospital decisions to detect prenatal substance exposure.

Other topics for Peter D. Jacobson

SPH Faculty Experts for Ebola

Matthew L. BoultonMatthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-1623 E-mail: mboulton@umich.edu

  • served as lead scientist/epidemiologist overseeing communicable disease control, immunization programs, environmental health, and vital records and health statistics for the state of Michigan.     MORE

Joseph N.S. EisenbergJoseph N.S. Eisenberg, Ph.D. M.P.H.

Professor and Chair in Epidemiology
Phone: 734-615-1625 E-mail: jnse@umich.edu

  • Can discuss infectious diseases, especially waterborne/vectorborne diseases, microbial risk assessment, environmental determinants of infectious disease     MORE

Peter D. JacobsonPeter D. Jacobson, JD, MPH

Professor in Health Management and Policy
Phone: (734) 936-0928 E-mail: pdj@umich.edu

  • can discuss the legal issues involving the spread of infectious diseases, including quarantine, and the differences between isolation and quarantine.     MORE

Arnold S. MontoArnold S. Monto, MD

Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 764-5453 E-mail: asmonto@umich.edu

  • can discuss transmission, prevention, mitigation and social response to outbreaks and pandemic planning.     MORE

Mark L. WilsonMark L. Wilson, ScM, ScD

Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-0152 E-mail: wilsonml@umich.edu

  • can discuss disease transmission, global patterns of disease and relationship to human activity.     MORE

Browse/Search