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, connecting people, 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 2022 Annual Report

Our Mission

Support

the regional healthcare & bioscience ecosystem

Create Actions

for growth that benefit industry and the community-at-large

Promote

the Central/South TX
healthcare & bioscience industry

Our Officers

Ted Day

Ted Day

Chair

Dr. Thomas Evans

Vice Chair

Bob Hutchens

Treasurer

Shawn Hughes

Secretary

Ann Salamone

Ann Beal Salamone

IMMEDIATE PAST Chair

Heather Hanson

President

Board of Directors

Ted Day

EVP, Strategic Planning & Business Development

University Health System

Stephen Dalal, Ph.D.

Vice President, U.S. Research Development

Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine

Rene Dominguez

President & Chief Operating Officer

TRTF/VelocityTX

Thomas M. Evans, Ph.D.

President

University of the Incarnate Word

Mike Flores, Ph.D. (Xavier Urritia, Proxy)

President

Alamo Colleges

Gary Frashier, Ph.D.

President & CEO

Management Associates

Allen Harrison

President & CEO

Methodist Healthcare System

Stephen A. Harrison, M.D.

Medical Director

Pinnacle Clinical Research

Shawn Hughes, J.D.

SVP, Estate & Trust Officer

Jefferson Bank

Bob Hutchens

President & CEO

StemBioSys

Brian Kieser

Managing Partner

Fountainhead Investment Partners

Kris Kieswetter

Sr. Director, Research & Technology

3M Health Care, Medical Solutions Division

Martin J. Landon

Chief Executive Officer

BioBridge Global

Joe McDonough

VP, Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Division

Southwest Research Institute

Debra Niemeyer, Ph.D., DAFC

Chief Scientist 

59th Medical Wing/ST

Karma Nilsson

Interim VP of Customer Value Optimization

CPS Energy

Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D.

Vice President for Research

UT Health San Antonio

Jim Reed

President

San Antonio Medical Foundation

Jessica Serna

Partner

KGB Texas Communications

Larry Schlesinger, M.D.

President & CEO

Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Jaclyn Shaw , Ph.D.

Interim VP for Research, Economic Development & Knowledge Enterprise

University of Texas at San Antonio

Neill (Gobie) Walsdorf, Jr.

President

Mission Pharmacal

Sal Webber

President

Community Labs

Ex-Officio Board Members

Henry Cisneros, Ph.D.

Chairman            

American Triple I Partners

Melody Newsom

CEO

Bexar County Medical Society

Mayor Ron Nirenberg

Mayor

City of San Antonio

Richard Perez

CEO

San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

Ann Beal Salamone

Chairman of the Board

Rochal Industries

Ann Stevens

Retired

Staff

Heather Hanson

President

Nora Ovalle

Executive Assistant

 

Jared Stein

Member and Program Manager

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