2019 Honorees

NEHI is delighted to honor:
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SONIA VALLABH, PhD

ERIC MINIKEL, PhD

Associated Scientists, Prions@Broad

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

In recognition of Dr. Vallabh and Dr. Minikel’s courage and initiative in pursuing a cure for genetic prion diseases as a result of a uniquely personal connection to this rare disease. An inspiring example of patient-driven biopharmaceutical innovation, Dr. Vallabh and Dr. Minikel’s work will profoundly impact this underserved patient population.

JOAN REEDE, MD, MPH

President and Chair,

Biomedical Science Careers Program 

Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership,

Harvard Medical School

In recognition of Dr. Reede’s long-standing leadership in the Commonwealth to promote the advancement of underrepresented minority faculty, students, and professionals pursuing careers in the biomedical and health sciences.

2019 Henri A. Termeer Memorial Innovator in Health Award recipient

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THE RED SOX FOUNDATION

Accepted by: Bekah Salwasser, Executive Director

In recognition of the Red Sox Foundation's impact on health and health care through its commitment to community and Veteran health.

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