The AZBio Community came together on December 14th to thank our elected leaders for their support of Arizona's health innovation sector, to share our priorities for 2024, and got insights on what to look for in 2024 from Senator TJ Shope, President Pro Tempore of the Arizona Senate.
Each year, the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) hosts a special luncheon to honor our Arizona Legislators along with the State and Local Elected Officials who have made it possible for the Arizona Bioscience Industry to gain national recognition, build capital infrastructure, and take its place as a leader in both scientific discovery and job growth.
The 2023 luncheon honored and awards were presented to the 2023 Trailblazer honorees by AZBio chairwoman, Kristen Swingle, President & COO of the Critical Path Institute, and AZBio Vice Chair, Kevin Parker, Vice President, Precision Oncology Business Operations at Exact Sciences.
2023 AZBio Trailblazer Honorees:
- Senator Eva Burch
- Senator T.J. Shope
- Senator Eva Diaz
- Senator Brian Fernandez
- Senator David Gowan
- Senator John Kavanagh
- Rep. Selena Bliss
- Rep. David Livingston
- Rep. Quan Nguyen
- Rep. Amish Shah, MD
- Rep. Justin Wilmeth
AZBio President & CEO, Joan Koerber-Walker, shares why AZBio honors Arizona's Elected Leaders at the 2023 Trailblazer Awards.
Arizona's Health Innovation sector has a goal to double its economic and social impact by 2033. The communities priorities lay out the path on how we will achieve the goal.
Senator TJ Shope, President Pro Tempore of the Arizona Senate chats with AZBio President & CEO, Joan Koerber-Walker, about what lies ahead in the 2024 legislative session for key policies involving health, education, economic development, and Arizona's 2025 budget.