Peter D. Jacobson, JD, MPH, is Professor of Health Law and Policy, and Director, Center for Law, Ethics, and Health, at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where he teaches courses on health law, public health law, and public health policy. Jacobson’s recent research has examined health departments’ strategic adaptations, public health entrepreneurship, and the U.S. Surgeon General’s vital mission. Previous studies include safety net services, tobacco control, and the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants as primary care providers. Jacobson’s most recent book is Law and the Health System (co-authored—Foundation Press, 2014). Jacobson is Chair of the Board of Health for Washtenaw County, Michigan. Currently, Jacobson is working on a health law text for health administration students, and is leading a project examining the implementation of health in all policies programs. He is the principal investigator for the Mid-States Region of the Network for Public Health Law.