Last night the University of Minnesota won three awards at the Leaders in Health Care Awards event hosted by Minnesota Business Magazine. The awards are dedicated to those who are leading the way in Minnesota’s health care industry.
Winners from the University of Minnesota include:
- Jakub Tolar, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of pediatrics and Director of the Stem Cell Institute, University of Minnesota (Category: Change Agent). This award recognizes an individual who is driving advancements in discovery and innovation through research, delivery of care, or a new procedure.
- Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical School (Category: Education and Workforce Development). This award recognizes goes to an organization significantly helping to engage and train workers for the future of Minnesota’s health care industry.
The late Theodore Thompson, M.D., was the winner of the Lifetime Achievement category. This award goes to an individual who has made major accomplishments in Minnesota’s health care industry over two or more decades.
Video Guidance, the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital video conferencing partner, also won an award in the Software/Web category. This award recognizes a Minnesota-based company that has launched software or an online service that is innovative, effective, and targeted at the health care industry.
For a complete list of finalists and winners please visit here.
Congrats to all the finalists and winners!