JP Resident Joins New England Baptist Hospital’s Board of Trustees

New England Baptist Hospital has named Jamaica Plain resident John Jackson to its Board of Trustees.

Mr. Jackson currently oversees administrative activities and acts as a community liaison for Boston Centers for Youth & Families. Previously, he was a program supervisor at Tobin Community Center where he was responsible for designing, implementing and evaluating programs. Under his leadership, the Tobin Community Center has received $1,000,000 in donated equipment and facility upgrades.    

As its director and founder, Mr. Jackson’s non-profit Boston Athletes United for Change provides employment support for over 200 local college athletes each year, offering them educational resources and mentorship opportunities.

Members of the Board of Trustees act as good-will ambassadors, highlighting the importance of New England Baptist Hospital’s mission to their local communities and strengthening the hospital’s ability to advance its mission through philanthropy.

New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) is the premier regional provider for orthopedic surgery and the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and disorders. NEBH has been nationally recognized for high patient satisfaction and leadership in quality and clinical outcomes. NEBH is a teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine and conducts teaching programs in collaboration with Harvard Medical School. NEBH has been the official hospital of the Boston Celtics for over 30 years. New England Baptist Hospital is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health (www.bilh.org), a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,800 physicians and 36,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

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