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Topic: Public health law

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

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

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Cliff DouglasCliff Douglas, J.D.

Adjunct Lecturer in Health Management and Policy
Phone: 734-936-0939 E-mail: cdoug@umich.edu

  • Focuses on policies related to smoking in workplaces and public places and on regulation of tobacco products and their marketing.      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

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