Dr. Lloyd Jacobs
Dr. Lloyd Jacobs University Hall Room 3500, Main Campus Mail Stop 946 419.530.5660 UTPresident@utoledo.edu Dr. Lloyd A. Jacobs began his appointment as the 16th president of The University of Toledo in July 2006 when the Medical University of Ohio and UT merged.
Jacobs became the sixth president of the MUO in November 2003. Prior to coming to Toledo, Dr. Jacobs was chief operating officer of the University of Michigan Health System, one of the largest systems in the country, and senior associate dean for clinical affairs at the University of Michigan Medical School. He also held a faculty appointment as professor of surgery.
A native of Holland, Mich., Dr. Jacobs, following graduation from high school, served four years on active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps, receiving an honorable discharge in 1962. He earned a bachelor's degree in 1965 from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and an M.D. degree in 1969 from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. He completed surgery residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of California at San Diego Hospital and Wayne State University Hospital in Detroit. A vascular surgeon, Dr. Jacobs began his career in academic medicine at Wayne State University in 1974, staying there for 15 years. He is the author of six book chapters and of more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed medical and scientific publications such as Journal of Vascular Surgery, Surgery, and American Surgeon, and has been a featured speaker at dozens of national medical and scientific meetings on topics such as vascular disease, managed care, medical leadership, measuring quality in health care and quality assurance.