Innovator in Health Awardees 2008 - 2018

2018

Scott Gottlieb

Commissioner of Food and Drugs

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The Honorable Orrin Hatch

U.S. Senator from Utah

Colleen LaBelle, MSN, RN-BC, CARN

Director, Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) Program, Boston Medical Center

Director, State Technical Assistance Treatment Expansion OBAT

The Honorable Henry Waxman

Chairman, Waxman Strategies

Former U.S. Representative from California

2017

Charlie Baker
Governor of Massachusetts


Patrick Conway, MD, MSc
Former Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services;

Incoming President and CEO

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina


Jessie Gaeta, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

2015

Henri Termeer
Former Genzyme CEO and leader in lifesciences

 

Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc
Acting Assistant Secretary

U.S. Health and Human Services


Partners In Health
Accepted by Gary Gottlieb, MD

President and CEO

2013

Susan Dentzer
Senior Health Policy Advisor

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, PhD
President

Institute of Medicine


The Honorable Deval L. Patrick
Governor of Massachusetts

2011

Donald M. Berwick, MD
Administrator

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services


Dean Kamen
Founder

DEKA Research and Development Corporation


The Honoroable Thomas M. Menino
Mayor of Boston

2009

Christina Economos, PhD
Associate Professor, Tufts University

Principal Investigator, Shape Up Somerville


Atul Gawande, MD
Research Director, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Staff Writer, The New Yorker


Eric S. Lander, PhD
President and Director

Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT


Barry Zuckerman, MD
Chief of Pediatrics, Boston Medical Center
Founder, Project HEALTH, Medical-Legal Partnership for Children, Reach Out and Read

2016

Edward J Benz Jr, MD
Former President and CEO

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


Diane Rehm
Host

The Diane Rehm Show


Janet Woodcock, MD
Director, the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2014

Dr. Margaret Hamburg
Commissioner

U.S. Food and Drug Administration


Rebecca Onie
Co-Founder and CEO

Health Leads


James Park
Co-Founder and CEO

Fitbit

2012

Robert J. Beall, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer

Cystic
Fibrosis Foundation


The Honorable Regina Benjamin, MD
U.S. Surgeon General


Christine Cassel, MD
President and CEO

American Board of Internal Medicine and

ABIM Foundation


Joseph and Kathy O’Donnell
The Joey Fund


Eric Olson, PhD
Vice President

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

2010

Carolyn Clancy, MD
Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Patricia Gabow, MD
CEO Denver Health


Jennie Chin Hansen
CEO

American Geriatrics Society


Jamie Heywood
Co-Founder & Chairman

PatientsLikeMe

Jack Wennberg, MD
Peggy Y. Thomson Professor (Chair) in the
Evaluative Clinical Sciences

Founder & Director Emeritus, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

2008

Jack Connors
Founding Partner and Chairman, Hill Holiday
Chairman, Partners HealthCare


The Honorable Sal DiMasi
Massachusetts House Speaker


Andrew Dreyfus
President

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation


Paul Guzzi
President and CEO

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce


Reverend Hurmon Hamilton
President

Greater Boston Interfaith Organization


The Honorable Edward M. Kennedy
United States Senator


Richard C. Lord
President and CEO

Associated Industries of Massachusetts, Inc.


John McDonough
Executive Director

Health Care for All


The Honorable Richard T. Moore
Massachusetts State Senator


The Honorable Mitt Romney
Governor of Massachusetts


The Honorable Robert Travaglini
Massachusetts Senate President


Nancy Turnbull
President

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation


The Honorable Patricia Walrath
Massachusetts State Representative

Titles shown above represent affiliations at the time the award was received.