An accomplished business executive, James Dixon guides Birmingham, Alabama-based Stifel Nicolaus & Company as a managing director. A former resident of Mountain Brook, Alabama, James Dixon also stands out for his philanthropic endeavors within Mountain Brook and beyond, including serving as a board member for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CF Foundation).
The largest nonprofit organization in the world devoted to research and support for cystic fibrosis, the CF Foundation works with medical institutions and lawmakers to advocate for individuals with the disease. Also committed to researching new treatments, over the years the CF Foundation has provided support for the vast majority of the drugs currently available to cystic fibrosis patients.
To better serve individuals with cystic fibrosis, the Foundation maintains an accreditation and funding program for cystic fibrosis care centers. This unique program comprises a network of specially trained medical providers and equipped facilities in hospitals and community health centers across the country. In addition to providing quality, individualized care, these centers conduct clinical research that furthers the field of cystic fibrosis treatment.
Currently, the CF Foundation funds and supports 120 care centers. To find a center near you, please visit www.cff.org/Care/Care-Centers.