F. Nicholas Jacobs, FACHE International Director

With over 35 years in healthcare, education, and research executive leadership and his first rate background in both not for profit and for profit organizations including bio-tech start-ups, health systems and research institutes, Nick is able to take his talents from corporate boardrooms to line management, leading SunStone Management Resources assembled expertise in integrative medicine, patient centered care techniques, strategic positioning, and evolving technologies in next generation genomics.


    • Atlantic Health's Integrative Program, the Chambers Center for Well Being
    • Cedars Sinai Integrative Medicine Center
    • Parkview Health System, Integrative Medicine Program
    • Integrative Behavioral Health Symposium at Hackensack University Medical Center
    • Co-founded the Clinical and Translational Genome Research Institute Florida
    • Co-founded the Windber Research Institute, which is now the Chan Soon-Shiong Windber Institute of Molecular Medicine
    • Successfully turned around six organizations including Windber Medical Center
    • Raised over $350M in grants and contracts in seven years
    • Developed comprehensive public health and community outreach programs


    Masters, Public Management / Health System Management
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

    Masters, Education
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA

    Health Systems Management Certification
    Harvard University, Cambridge, MA


    Chairman Clinical and Translational Genome Research Institute

    Founding Member, Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine

    Officer, Integrative Healthcare Policy Consortium

    Fellow, American College of Health Care Executives

    President and CEO; Windber Research Institute and CEO; Windber Medical Center

    Chief Communications Officer Conemaugh Health System

    Executive Director; Conemaugh Health Foundation, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 

    Vice President of Administrative Services; Mercy Medical Center, Johnstown, Pennsylvania