Frank Douglas


New leader of BioInnovation Institute in Akron: Climbing ‘Mount Everest of social and medical transformation’

Frank L. Douglas was living a comfortable life as a senior fellow at the Ewing M. Kauffman Foundation; senior partner of Puretech Ventures and chief scientific adviser of Bayer Healthcare. On Sept. 1, the British Guyana native who has an undergraduate degree from Lehigh University, and Ph.D. and M.D. degrees from Cornell University will become the first president and chief executive of the BioInnovation Institute in Akron.