Dr. Denham is the co-founder of the Med Tac Certificate Program which his development team funded and produced. Together with Dr. Gregory Botz and Chief William Adcox of MD Anderson Cancer Center, the team are developing and testing the Med Tac innovations. His focus in communities is on Bystander Care through Med Tac and his team is leading projects in healthcare institutions, institutions of higher learning, and schools – K-12.
During his career spanning 39 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, BSA Certified Lifeguard, scout leader, and Stop the Bleed instructor with the American College of Surgeons program. He is a 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 fleet, and operated air ambulance and charter services. Denham is a co-founder of the Global Emerging Threats Community of Practice launched with major Medical Centers and institutions of higher learning. He is one of the leaders of the Coronavirus Care Community of Practice for critical infrastructure worker families, medical centers, and families in the general public launched by the Med Tac Global Bystander Rescue program to deal with the Coronavirus crisis.
He founded HCC Global, a for-profit innovation incubator, and TMIT Global, a 501c3 Medical Research Organization, in the early ‘80s; the companies work collaboratively on common innovation programs. Dr. Denham funded and designed CareUniversity, our learning management system focused on continuing education of consumers and caregivers. It is the delivery system for Med Tac. Dr Denham’s current research and development work is in the area of Threat Safety Science focused on reducing preventable harm to families, caregivers, and institutions. A special area of focus is caregiver harm and patient safety including insider threats such as fraud, insider threats, and outsider threats including workplace violence. His focus in communities is on Bystander Care through Med Tac and his team is leading projects in healthcare institutions, institutions of higher learning, and schools – K-12. The Med Tac Team are winners of the Pete Conrad Global Patient Safety Awards for co-founding Med Tac and their roles in pioneering the program for schools, colleges, churches, and scout groups.