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Jack Thompson, MSW

Bio and contact information for NWCPHP faculty member Jack Thompson, MSW.

Jack ThompsonFaculty

Email: jackt@u.washington.edu

 

Jack Thompson provides content expertise in the area of public health leadership, management, and accreditation. He is a former Director at NWCPHP (serving from 1999–2008), and continues to work with the Center in a variety of activities. Jack  is an instructor for the Public Health Leadership Institute and Summer Institute for Public Health Practice, and he provides accreditation training and coaching services for public health departments in our six-state region.

Areas of Expertise

  • Public health practice leadership, management, and policy
  • Accreditation (teaching and coaching)
  • Linking undergraduate and graduate academic programs with work at NWCPHP

Outside of his academic responsibilities, Jack serves as President of the Washington State Public Health Association and on the board of the Children's Alliance.

Jack is a Principal Lecturer Emeritus in the Department of Health Services at the University of Washington School of Public Health and has been on the faculty here since 1994.

Prior to coming to the University of Washington, Jack was employed by Public Health - Seattle & King County for ten years and was the Director of the Seattle Health Services Division from 1986 to 1994. Before this, Jack was Executive Director of Neighborhood Health Centers of Seattle, a consortium of community health centers.