F. Nicholas Jacobs, FACHE
F. Nicholas (Nick) Jacobs, FACHE along with Dr. Craig Shriver was a co-founder of the Windber Research Institute, now The Chan Soon-Shiong Institute for Molecular Medicine, and was also the founder of the Clinical and Translational Genome Research Institute now a part of SCU. He has been the President and founder of several other organizations including: The Conemaugh Health Foundation, Mercy Healthcare Foundation, the Laurel Highlands Educational Foundation, and was a co-founder and officer of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. Nick was the CEO of Windber Medical Center, Laurel Highlands Tourism, and Laurel Arts. He served in senior leadership roles for Mercy Medical Center and the Conemaugh Health System, now Duke-Lifepoint and was also on the executive committee of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium.
Nick assisted with Integrative Medical Centers at the Atlantic Health System, Parkview Health System, Hackensack Meridian Health System, and Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles, He has spent the last eleven years consulting for the Department of Defense’s Clinical Breast Care Project in breast cancer research.
He holds Masters Degrees in both Education and Public Management Administration/Health Systems Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon 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 newspapers and magazines. He is a partner-owner in Senior Management Resources and has been a speaker both nationally and internationally.