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About John D. Blum

Prior to coming to Loyola, Professor Blum held positions on the faculties of Penn State and Boston University, and was a teaching fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health. In the spring of 1993 he was a visiting professor at Osgoode Hall and the University of British Columbia Faculties of Law under the auspices of the U.S.-Canada Fulbright program. He has served as a consultant to USAID in Indonesia where he worked on the development of a curriculum in public health law for use in schools of public health. He has many years of experience in health law and policy, and is very active in research in these areas, with a particular focus on legal issues in medical quality assurance. Professor Blum is also an adjunct professor of medical humanities in Loyola's Stritch School of Medicine, Department of Medicine.
B.A., Canisius, 1970
J.D., Notre Dame, 1973
M.H.S., Harvard School of Public Health, 1974
Courses Taught:
Health Law Field Study
Health Care Payment & Policy
International Public Health Law
Introduction to Health Law
Law and Public Health


Present John J. Waldron Research Professor, Loyola University Chicago, School of Law


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Room 724
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 915-7175
Fax: (312) 915-6162


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