Edmund S. Muskie Oral History Collection


Don Nicoll

Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date


Interview Number

MOH 398


Thad Jackson was born in Dallas, Texas on May 21, 1933 to parents Opal (Miller) and Thad Jackson. He is an immunologist, specializing in pediatric immunology. He has extensive experience in overseas research and organized health care delivery. He was, for several years, a senior scientist and staff member with the Nestle Corporation and while there served as liaison to NIFAC. He is now vice president of INMED, a non-profit organization providing and supporting health and social services for children and adults in the US and overseas.

Scope and Content Note

Interview includes discussions of: family background; Nestle Infant Formula Audit Commission (NIFAC); infant deaths; working with Muskie; Nestle’s reaction to the commission; and Muskie’s temper.

Use Restrictions

Copyright Bates College. This transcript is provided for individual Research Purposes Only; for all other uses, including publication, reproduction and quotation beyond fair use, permission must be obtained in writing from: The Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240-6018.