About

A Non-Profit That Advances San Antonio’s Healthcare and Bioscience Industry

BioMedSA was founded in 2005 to accelerate growth of the healthcare and bioscience sector, create regional economic benefit, and contribute to the health of San Antonio and beyond by establishing San Antonio as a leader in healthcare and bioscience. BioMedSA serves as the hub for the healthcare and bioscience industry in San Antonio and the surrounding region, providing industry programming, communicating opportunities and resources, facilitating key collaborations, advocating for industry needs, convening industry leader forums to conquer challenges, and promoting the City of Science and Health.

Residents of San Antonio enjoy a low cost of living, beautiful weather, a vibrant downtown, and numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation. Businesses in San Antonio benefit from the low cost to do business and local industry resources and research capabilities.

BioMedSA 2021 Annual Report

BioMedSA is working on many new initiatives, supported by a move to our new office location in the San Antonio Technology Center. The Advocacy Advisory Board promoted the TRANSCEND Bill at the Texas Legislature, which would have created a program to support public investment in R&D for infectious diseases. The …

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Our Mission

Support

local industry

Create Actions

for growth

Promote

the region

Our Officers

Ann Salamone

Ann Beal Salamone

Chair

Ted Day

Ted Day

Vice Chair

Bob Hutchens

Treasurer

Shawn Hughes

Secretary

Heather Hanson

President

Board of Directors

Bernard Arulanandam, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, Economic Development, and Knowledge Enterprise

UTSA

Michele Boggs, Executive VP, Business Development

San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

Ted Day, Executive VP of Strategic Planning & Business Development

University Health

Rene Dominguez, President & COO

Texas Research and Technology Foundation / VelocityTX

Thomas M. Evans, Ph.D., President

University of the Incarnate Word

Mike Flores, Ph.D., Chancellor

Alamo Colleges

Gary Frashier, Ph.D., President & CEO

Management Associates

Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D., Vice President for Research

UT Health San Antonio

Allen Harrison, CEO

Methodist Healthcare System

Stephen Harrrison, M.D., Medical Director

Pinnacle Clinical Research

Shawn Hughes, J.D., Sr. Vice President, Private Banking

Broadway Bank

Bob Hutchens, President and CEO

StemBioSys Inc.

Carol Zernial, VP Social Responsibility & Foundation Executive Director

WellMed Medical Management

Martin Landon, Chief Executive Officer

BioBridge Global

Amy Law, VP, Health Economics, Reimbursement and Evidence

3M Health Care

Debra Niemeyer, Ph.D., DAF, Chief Scientist

59th Medical Wing, and Co-Chair, San Antonio Military Health System Research Consortium

Karma Nilsson, Interim VP of Customer Value Optimization

CPS Energy

Ann Beal Salamone, Chairman of the Board

Rochal Industries LLC

Larry Schlesinger, M.D., President & CEO

Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Neill (Gobie) Walsdorf, Jr., President and CEO

Mission Pharmacal

Ex-Officio Board Members

Ron Nirenberg, Mayor

City of san antonio

Richard Perez, President and CEO

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

Nelson Wolff, Judge

Bexar County

Henry Cisneros, Ph.D., Chairman and Co-CIO

American Triple I Partners, Founding Chair of BioMedSA 

Melody Newsom, CEO

Bexar County Medical Society

Walter D. Downing, P.E., Executive VP and COO

Southwest Research Institute, Immediate Past Chair of BioMedSA

Ann Stevens

Founding President of BioMedSA

Staff

Heather Hanson

President

Nora Ovalle

Executive Assistant

 

Jared Stein

Member and Program Manager

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