The Nexus Award

The HDA Research Foundation, supported by grants from Genentech and Mylan, is pleased to present the Nexus Award.

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John Gray and 2016 Nexus winner Henry Dale Smith Jr. and family.
Past Nexus Award Winners looking on at John Gray
John Gray, President & CEO, HDMA; and Paul Julian, Executive Vice President & Group President, McKesson Corporation

The Nexus Award is the industry’s highest recognition award, honoring exceptional character, accomplishments and leadership in the industry.

Considered the founder of the biotechnology industry, Genentech has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for more than 30 years, using human genetic information to discover, develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. Today, Genentech is among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

Mylan is a global pharmaceutical company committed to setting new standards in healthcare. Mylan innovates to satisfy unmet needs; makes reliability and service excellence a habit; does what's right, not what's easy; and impacts the future through passionate global leadership. The company offers a growing portfolio of generic and branded pharmaceuticals, including antiretroviral therapies on which approximately 50% of people being treated for HIV/AIDS in the developing world depend.

Both Genentech and Mylan proudly support HDA, the HDA Research Foundation, and the Nexus Award for Lifetime Achievement. As a company, we value all that this award represents, including leadership, exemplary service and professional excellence in the healthcare distribution industry and in the community.

Award recipients will be selected by the Nexus Award Committee.

Read the press release for 2016 Nexus Award Winner, Henry Dale Smith Jr.


Past Award Recipients
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