NEHI's Tribute to Henri A. Termeer
Henri A. Termeer Memorial Innovator in Health Award
Named in honor of the late Henri A. Termeer, the biotechtechnology pioneer and a NEHI founder, the Henri A. Termeer Memorial Innovator in Health Award recognizes an individual who has made lasting contributions to the health care sector and inspired the community with his or her vision and achievements.
The inaugural Award was presented in 2017 to Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts, with tributes from Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine, and Dr. Joan Reede, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School.
In 2018, NEHI honored Senator Orrin Hatch and Former Congressman Henry Waxman with its 2018 Henri A. Termeer Memorial Innovator in Health Award.
In 2019, NEHI honored Dr. Joan Reede, President and Chair of the Biomedical Science Careers Program and Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School with tributes from Dr. David Meeker, CEO of KSQ Therapeutics.
In 2020, NEHI honored Dr. John Maraganore, CEO of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals with tributes from Jonathan Fleming, Senior Lecturer at MIT.
2017 Tribute to Henri A. Termeer
"Henri's unparalleled ability to listen, empathize, and find common ground, both to solve problems in health care and to advance innovation, are among the sterling qualities that we honor tonight."
— Dr. John Fallon, NEHI Board Chair and Chief Physician Executive (retired), BCBSMA