Dr. Douglas Jackson and Project C.U.R.E.: Empowering and Equipping Medical Professionals Worldwide

September 17, 2016

Hosted by Robert Rimm

Dr. Douglas Jackson is the president and CEO of Project C.U.R.E., or Commission on Urgent Relief and Equipment, who works to bridge health resource gaps in the developing world by empowering doctors and nurses with the tools they need to treat disease, administer vaccines, perform surgeries and ensure safe childbirth. Since 1987, Project C.U.R.E. has delivered equipment and supplies to hospitals and clinics in over 130 countries. Project C.U.R.E. is consistently recognized with the highest Four Star ranking from Charity Navigator, and was named by Forbes as one of the top 200 charities in America.

Douglas graduated magna cum laude from Northwest Nazarene University in 1982, receiving his B.A. in Business Administration. In 1985, he earned a J.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder, receiving the American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in the study of law. In 1992, he was awarded a Ph.D. in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance and econometrics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He serves on the Board of Directors for InterAction, WorldDenver, The Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law at the University of Denver, and the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professionals at Regis University. Dr. Jackson received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Healthcare from the American Red Cross, the Civis Princeps recognition from Regis University, the 5280 Magazine Philanthropist of the Year, and accepted the CoBiz “Best Places to Work” and Colorado Ethics in Business Award on behalf of the team at Project C.U.R.E.

Tune into the interview with Dr. Jackson and click through the corresponding slideshow to the left…