AZBio awards Rep. Nancy Barto for Public Service

December 20, 2009 by  

Companies, institutions and individuals across the state are recognized by the Arizona BioIndustry Association at their 2009 annual awards dinner this Fall.

Public Service Award

The person in Arizona who is currently serving or has served in a publicly elected capacity at a city, county, state or federal level and has demonstrated leadership that has contributed most significantly to the enhancement of the business climate for bioscience companies in the state.

Rep. Nancy K. Barto, District 7, Arizona House of Representatives ‐ In her important role as Chairman of the Health & Human Services Committee, Rep. Barto has demonstrated a unique interest and concern for the advancement of the Arizona bioscience industry. This year, Rep. Barto sponsored important legislation to support the health care of the citizens of Arizona, including a bill that allows pharmacists to administer certain medications, lowering consumer costs and improving public safety.

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About AZBio:  AZBio is a not‐for‐profit, 501(c)(6) trade association that seeks to unify, empower and advance its member organizations, allowing them to benefit individually by acting collectively. AZBio strives to enhance the environment that makes Arizona a place where bioscience companies can grow and succeed. AZBio is the state affiliate in Arizona for the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the preeminent trade association for the biotechnology industry in the United States.


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