Timothy Jost is the Robert L. Willett Family Professorship of Law at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, a position he has held since 2001. He has been published widely and is a noted speaker on health care regulation and comparative case law, having co-authored the casebook, Health Law, which is used widely throughout the United States in teaching health law. He has practiced and taught law for more than three decades. His background includes work as a staff attorney for the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, 1975-76; Supervisory Attorney, Legal Services for the Mentally Disabled of Uptown, 1977-78; Supervisory Attorney, Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, 1979-81; Assistant Professor, Ohio State University College of Law, 1981-85; Associate Professor, 1985-87; Associate Professor, Division of Hospital and Health Services Administration, Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1986-87; Professor, Ohio State University College of Law and College of Medicine, 1987-92; Visiting Fellow and European Fulbright Regional Research Scholar, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College, Oxford University, 1988-89; Guest Professor and Fulbright Scholar, Universität, Göttingen, Germany, 1996-97; Newton D. Baker, Baker & Hostetler Chair of Law and Professor of College of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Health Services Management and Policy, Ohio State University, 1992-2001; Visiting Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University, spring 2000. He has a B.A. degree from the University of California at Santa Cruz and is a graduate, cum laude, from the University of Chicago Law School.