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Frank DouglasEpisode #12: Dr. Frank Douglas '66

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.



Episode Extras 

A Life of Impact: Douglas shares his experiences and wisdom in this thoughtful and far-ranging memoir.

Latest Endeavor: Douglas directs his entrepreneurial, problem-solving mindset toward the issue of systemic racism with his latest project, Safe Haven Dialogues.

Impact in Honor Of: The Class of 2011 invites support of Lehigh students through the Dr. Frank Douglas '66 Endowed Scholarship Fund for the Advancement of Black Excellence.

In the Spotlight: Douglas reflects on his Lehigh experience as he is honored with the 2019 Dr. Costel Denson '56 Award, presented to an individual who has demonstrated leadership in increasing diversity in the American workplace and educational institutions.