ASLMS 2016 Highlights
Victoria Reggie Kennedy received the inaugural Leadership, Mentorship & Public Advocacy for Women in Medical Science Award, presented on behalf of the ASLMS and sponsored by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America, LLC. The award was presented during the Celebration of ASLMS Women in Energy-Based Devices event held at ASLMS 2016 on April 1.
Mrs. Kennedy has been a leading voice on the empowerment of women and girls in our society. She is an advocate for expanding medical research and for access to health care to all Americans. She is senior counsel in the corporate and securities practice at the international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP as well as President of the Board and co-founder of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.
In addition to her law practice, board service and non-profit leadership roles, Kennedy has served in key strategic and political roles on issues ranging from health, education, economic opportunity and involvement in the political process. She has received numerous awards for her advocacy for healthcare for women.