jlozada@upraa.org

Jacob Lozada, Ph.D.

Founding member and Chair, Outreach and Business Development Committee

Chair, Washington DC Hispanic Charity Golf Classic Committee, Member, Finance Committee, and Member Nominations and Elections Committee.

Jacob Lozada is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, with a B.A. Degree in Science and a ROTC Commission in the U.S. Army.

He also holds a M.A. degree in Health Administration from Baylor University and a Ph.D. in Education from Walden University. After his retirement from the US Army as a Colonel, he served as senior healthcare management consultant in the private sector and subsequently as Assistant Secretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs. He is a Member of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health; founding member and former President of UPRAA; former Member of the National Board of Directors of AARP; Member of the Board of Directors of the National Medical Music Group (a chorale and symphony orchestra dedicated to America’s Veterans); Member of the Lions Club in San Lorenzo, P.R.; and Member of the Budget Committee of Andrews Federal Credit Union.