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Harper Scales Jackson,, American healthcare executive. Recipient Certified of Appreciation, American Heart Association, 1984.


Jackson,, Harper Scales was born on February 23, 1951 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Son of Harper S. and Adele Jackson.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Arkansas, 1973. Master in Health Administration, Washington University, 1979.


Manager, Neiman-Marcus Company, Dallas, 1973-1977;administrative assistant to Michael E. DeBakey, Doctor of Medicine Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, 1979-1981;assistant vice president, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, 1981-1983;vice president, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, 1983-1985;senior vice president support services, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, 1985-1989;senior vice president patient services, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, 1989-1993;senior vice president surgery services and clinical support, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, 1993-1995;senior vice president professor and surgical services, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, since 1995. Board directors LifeGift, member founding county, member Executive Committee since 1994, Chairman.1996-, secretary since 1995. Board directors Visiting Nurse Association, Houston, Washington University Alumni Association, board directors, chairman-elect, 1994-1996, bylaws committee, since 1992, chairman, since 1996.

Adjunct faculty Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, since 1992.


Administrative board First United Methodist Church, Sugarland, Texas, 1988-1991, facility assess committee, 1995-1996. Chairman healthcare campaign council United Way of Texas Gulf Coast, Houston, 1988. Advisory council Fort Bend (Indiana) School District School-Business Partnership.

Board trustees Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Foundation, 1992-1994, vice president, 1992-1993, chairman policy committee, 1993-1994. Board directors American Heart Association, East Fort Bend division, since 1990, president, 1993-1994, chairman nominating committee, 1995, member quality improvement network #1 Healthcare Forum. Fellow American College Healthcare Executives (member Houston chapter, chairman member committee since 1996).

Member American Hospital Association, United Weslayan Hospital Association, Texas Hospital Association (ad hoc committee corporation values and ethics, leadership forum, delegate to 1992 convention), University Arkansas Alumni Association, Drs. Club Houston, Sweetwater Country Club, Omicron Delta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Sigma Iota Epsilon, Phi Gamma Delta (life).


Married Virginia Kay Stack, June 4, 1976. Children: Laura Elizabeth, Kathrin Ann, Susan Virginia.