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P. Peter VanLaan, JD

Associate General Counsel

An expert in health law who safeguards UM Health-West’s position to deliver consistently excellent care to patients. Provides sound and practical counsel on regulatory compliance and reporting, patient rights and privacy, procurement and contracts, reimbursement, joint ventures, governance and more, focusing on what is best for patients. Advises senior leadership and clinical staff, ensuring UM Health-West stays current with evolving local, state and federal laws. Frequent presenter on health care topics to the State Bar of Michigan. Serves on the bar’s Health Care Law Section Membership Committee and is a member of American Health Lawyers Association. Earned Dean’s Honors at Indiana University law school and served as managing editor of Indiana Law Journal. As an undergraduate, attained Dean’s List at Grand Valley State University, including a semester at Krakow University of Economics in Poland.