Healthcare Heroes Awards Program to Honor Former Teva Executive

On June 13th, the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia hosted an event honoring Richard Egosi, former Teva group EVP and chief legal officer, who passed away in 2016. Friends, family and colleagues gathered to remember Rich and to celebrate the kick off of the Healthcare Heroes Awards program, being sponsored by Teva in his memory.

Healthcare Heroes Awards Program to Honor Former Teva Executive

 

This international awards program will recognize inspirational heroes in healthcare research and treatment whose accomplishments have profoundly benefitted their patients, their field, and the global community.

Teva Healthcare Heroes


Beginning in 2018, the program will present an award to an outstanding honoree in each of the following four categories:

  1. Hero researcher or practitioner in the field of cancer: The hero’s pioneering work has propelled forward cancer research and patient health and treatment.
  2. Hero researcher or practitioner in the field of Crohn’s Disease: The hero’s pioneering work has propelled forward Crohn’s disease research and patient health and treatment.
  3. Community Hero Award: A hero whose efforts, particularly in underserved communities, have profoundly impacted the health and well-being of others on a local or global scale.
  4. Healthcare Hero of Israel: A hero of Israel whose life’s work has resulted in breakthroughs in healthcare research, technology, and treatment.

The call for nominations for the inaugural awards is now open. More information is available on the National Liberty Museum’s website.


Thank you to everyone involved in making this event and awards program happen, and for honoring Rich’s life in such a meaningful way.