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John Zen JacksonJohn Zen Jackson, Of Counsel to the firm’s Healthcare Department, has been appointed Vice-President of the Medical History Society of New Jersey (MHSNJ). Mr. Jackson has been an MHSNJ member since 2013.

Founded in 1980, the MHSNJ is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting and encouraging historical research, analysis, and publication concerning the history of medicine and allied fields. Members present scholarly papers at dinner programs and Zoom meetings. These include one of two named lectures delivered by a prominent medical historian. The Saffron Lecture series is named after Morris H. Saffron, M.D., PhD, a dermatologist and medical historian. The Kent Memorial Lecture series is named after physician, teacher, and humanist Donald F. Kent, M.D., PhD.

Mr. Jackson’s healthcare practice emphasizes litigated matters in judicial and administrative forums, including professional liability claims, licensure and credentialing issues with administrative agencies and health care entities, reimbursement and insurance fraud disputes. He is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney and has extensive experience in trying jury cases to a verdict. He has published several articles and made presentations regarding healthcare providers of the 19th and early 20th centuries on behalf of the MHSNJ. In 2017, he delivered the 14th annual John S. Rock Memorial Lecture before the Salem County Historical Society.