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International Director, SunStone Management Resources
F. Nicholas (Nick) Jacobs, FACHE serves on the board of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium. He has served as an officer of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine and was a founding board member of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. He was the President and CEO of several organizations including: Windber Medical Center, Laurel Highlands Tourism, and Laurel Arts. He was a founder of the Windber Research Institute, now The Chan Soon-Shiong Windber Institute for Molecular Medicine, the Clinical and Translational Genome Research Institute, the Conemaugh Heath Foundation, Mercy Healthcare Foundation, and the Laurel Highlands Educational Foundation. Finally, he served in senior leadership roles for Mercy Medical Center and the Conemaugh Health System, now Duke-Lifepoint.
Last year, he completed Integrative Medical Centers at the Atlantic Health System and Hackensack University Medical Center. Nick’s currently working in Integrative Medicine at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles, in Pharmacogenomics with the Lee Memorial Health System in Florida, and is consulting for the Department of Defense in pharmacogenomics and breast cancer research.
He holds Masters Degrees in both Education and Public Management Administration/Health Systems Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Melon University, has completed his certification in Health Systems Management from Harvard University, and is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Nick has written two books and is a regular contributor to several blogs and newspapers. He is a partner-owner in SunStone Management Resources and is a speaker both nationally and internationally.
Nick is the proud father of two children, Nicholas and Joanna, and six grandchildren residing in Pittsburgh and Johnstown. His home was in East Liberty/Dickerson Run, and he graduated from the Dunbar Township School District.