Robert A. Jacobs, MD, MPH

University of Southern California
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
4650 Sunset Boulevard
Mailstop #53
Los Angeles, CA 90027-6062
Phone: 323-361-2300
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: January 03, 2017


Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: ALTA MED Partnership
Discipline(s): Medicine-Pediatrics
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Education: MPH, University of California Los Angeles School of Public Health, 1984

MD, Jefferson Medical College, 1968

BS, 5-Year BS-MD Program, Pennsylvania State College, 1966


Robert A. Jacobs is the Director of the UCEDD. He was reappointed by Governor Davis to the State council on Developmental Disabilities where he serves on the Executive Committee and is Chairperson of the Planning and Program Development Committee. He was recent Chair of a CDC grant review panel. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Co-Chairperson, Board Development Committee, Western Law Center for Disability Rights. He continues as Chairperson, CCS and Disabilities Committee, American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter II, and was formerly a Consultant to the Standards of Care Task Force, State of California, Victims of Crime Program. He has also previously served as Chairperson of the State Office of Disability Prevention's (ODP) Disability Prevention Advisory Committee (DPAC), and is a former Board Member of UCMG. He acted as a Coordinator of the pre-meeting Spina Bifida Symposium at the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) annual meetings in 1994, 1995, 1997, and 1999. He presented a talk on Academic General Pediatrics at the Annual Spring meeting of the Southwestern Pediatric Society, 2002.