NMF Humanitarian, Distinguished Service and Distinguished Alumni Honorees were Awarded
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- At the annual National Medical Fellowships (NMF) Awards Gala in New York City on Tuesday night, three leaders in industry and medicine were awarded: David B. Snow Jr., Humanitarian Award; Patrick Gaston, Distinguished Service Award; and Dr. J. Emilio Carrillo, Distinguished Alumni Award.
The event, held at the Union League Club, was co-chaired by Mark L. Wagar, President and CEO of Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Wayne C. Winborne, Vice President of Business Diversity Outreach at Prudential Financial.
NMF provides scholarships for underrepresented minorities in the medical field and strives for equity of access to quality health care and medicine for all Americans.
The 2009 Honorees were selected by an awards committee.
David B. Snow Jr. - NMF Humanitarian Award:
David B. Snow, Jr., is Medco's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. He is a health care industry veteran, innovator and entrepreneur who, for more than 30 years, has created and implemented solutions to improve clinical quality and manage the rising cost of health care for millions of Americans. Mr. Snow leads Medco's approximately 22,000 employees in the pursuit of improving the clinical and financial outcomes for both patients and payors. Prior to joining Medco, he was President and Chief Operating Officer at Wellchoice, Inc. He has served in executive leadership roles for a number of other health care companies including Oxford Health Plans, American International Healthcare, Inc. and US HealthCare, Inc. He also co-founded and served as President and CEO of Managed Healthcare Systems, Inc., which was later renamed AmeriChoice.
Patrick Gaston - NMF Distinguished Service Award:
Patrick Gaston is President
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