Episode #12 of Lehigh's Go Getters podcast features engineering alum Frank L. Douglas ’66, an award-winning, longtime veteran in healthcare, pharmaceutical research, and entrepreneurial endeavors. During his career, he led the discovery, development, and market launch of more than 20 pharmaceuticals. He is the former CEO and a current board member of TheVax Genetics Vaccines and a co-founder of Douglas Ahmed Consulting. Douglas received the the 2019 Dr. Costel Denson '56 Award, which is presented to an individual who has demonstrated leadership in increasing diversity in the American workplace and educational institutions.

Episode Description

After a Fulbright award brought him from British Guiana to Lehigh, Frank Douglas found himself navigating not just university life and winter weather, but a national landscape of tumultuous social change.

With wisdom and gravity, Douglas reflects on his experiences with racism and discrimination, a pharmaceutical career that helped launch more than 20 well-known drugs, and his continued endeavors for social justice.

Listen to the episode on the Lehigh Go Getters podcast website.