J. D. Epstein, Of Counsel, was honored by the University of Houston Law Center. As one of the founders of the Health Law & Policy Institute, Mr. Epstein has been involved with the Law Center for more than 30 years as a professor, supporter and adviser. He currently serves as a senior member of the HL&PI Advisory Board. Mr. Epstein has represented thousands of hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, HMOs, prepaid group practices, medical staffs and various vendors to the industry throughout the nation, as well as non-health care industry corporations with health care benefit concerns. The Epstein scholarship fund for health law LL.M. students has been established in Mr. Epstein’s honor.