Dr. Denham is a founder The Healthcare Innocence Project after spending many years helping victims of patient safety accidents, whistleblower retaliation, and after personally being harmed by unethical competitors. The focus is “failure to rescue” of victims of fraudulent behavior. This includes improper treatment of caregivers and patients through the Coronavirus Crisis. He is also the founder and CEO of TMIT Global a 501c3 medical research organization at www.safetyleaders.org which is a sponsor of the project. He is the founder and sole owner of HCC Global Corporation a private innovation incubator. Read More
He developed CareUniversity which is the educational delivery system used by TMIT Global and the Med Tac Bystander Care Certificate Program which his development team funded and produced. Together with Dr. Gregory Botz and Chief William Adcox of MD Anderson Cancer Center, he is developing and testing the Med Tac Global innovations as a component of establishing the field of Threat Safety Science. Dr. Denham is a 2018 Pete Conrad Global Patient Safety Award winner for co-founding Med Tac Global and his role in pioneering the program for schools, churches, and scout groups. During his career spanning 35 years, he and his organizations have served hundreds of innovation teams. While in practice as a radiation oncologist, he taught biomedical engineering and product development. He has taught innovation adoption, technology transfer, and commercialization in both academia and industry.
He has been an adjunct Professor of Health Engineering at the Mayo Clinic Medical School and had teaching appointments as an Instructor at the Harvard School of Public Health and as a Lecturer with the faculty of Harvard Medical School. He was a Harvard Advanced Leadership Initiative Fellow in 2009 and a Senior Fellow in 2010 and 2011. His work there led to the production of a series of global documentaries on the Discovery Channel. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of the global Journal of Patient Safety, and has more than 100 works including peer-reviewed papers and multimedia productions. He has been ranked in the top 50 Most Influential Physician Executives by Modern Healthcare in multiple years, and he has served as a regular columnist for the Wall Street Journal program The Experts: Journal Reports. He is an advisor to and collaborator with a number of Stanford University programs. Dr. Denham is a PADI Certified Rescue Diver, scout leader, and Stop the Bleed instructor with the American College of Surgeons program. He is an American Heart Association CPR/AED Instructor and has undertaken extensive wilderness first aid training with the American Red Cross. He has extensive aviation safety experience having been a private jet pilot, owned an aircraft manufacturing company with a global customer base, and operated air ambulance and charter services. He founded HCC Global, a for-profit innovation incubator, and TMIT Global, a non-profit medical research organization, in the early ‘80s; the companies work collaboratively on common innovation programs. CareUniversity, focused on continuing education of consumers and caregivers is the delivery system for MedTac Global which is one of these global initiatives in development. His current research and development work is in the area of Threat Safety Science focused on reducing preventable harm to families, caregivers, and institutions. His focus in communities is bystander care through Med Tac. His focus in healthcare institutions is caregiver harm and patient safety including insider threats including fraud and outsider threats including workplace violence.