The organization, along with three individuals, were acknowledged for their positive impact and contributions to the advancement of South Carolina’s life sciences industry and the health of the state.
Other winners of the S.C. Life Sciences Industry’s Pinnacle Awards included Dr. Linda Bell, state epidemiologist from S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, as Individual Contributor of the Year; Martine LaBerge of Clemson University as Life Sciences Hall of Fame inductee; and Ashley Daugherty of Nephron Pharmaceuticals as Rising Star recipient.
As a mission partner of SCBIO, MUSC was honored for its research, patient care and innovation in the advancement of life sciences. The hospital also was recognized for contributions during the pandemic, as well as its thought leadership, educational focus in teaching future health care providers, and the organization’s testing and vaccination campaigns.
Pat Cawley, CEO of MUSC Health and vice president for health affairs MUSC accepted the award on behalf of the organization. He was joined on stage by MUSC President David Cole, Jesse Goodwin, MUSC chief innovation officer, and Caroline Brown, chief external affairs officer for MUSC.