The evening will also include the presentation of the Dr. Sol J. Barer Award for Vision, Innovation and Leadership to the Honorable Judith M. Persichilli by Dr. Sol J. Barer. The Dr. Sol J. Barer Award was established in 2008 by the BioNJ Board of Trustees to recognize outstanding leaders who've made significant contributions to the life sciences industry in New Jersey and around the world.
"We are elated to honor Ms. Persichilli with the 2022 Dr. Sol J. Barer Award for Vision, Innovation and Leadership for her tireless work on behalf of Patients, leading the State’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and improving New Jersey’s health care system," said Hart. "Ms. Persichilli has proven time and time again her commitment to the residents of New Jersey by diligently working to protect our communities from the spread of the coronavirus, while enhancing the overall health of New Jerseyans with her pledge to improve maternal health, morbidity and mortality."
"Having been two years since BioNJ's last Annual Dinner Meeting & Innovation Celebration, we are looking forward to presenting New Jersey's COVID-19 Heroes – individuals and organizations who made a significant impact on New Jersey and the world in the battle against COVID-19, with an acclaimed Heart of BioNJ Award", added Hart.