About the Lecturer
Professor Blum is on the faculty of Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where he has taught since 1987. 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. 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. He is a graduate of Notre Dame Law School and received his Master of Health Services Administration from the Harvard University School of Public Health.