company specializing in eco-friendly clinical research and occupational
clinical care centers for large pharma and government agencies, has
won the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development
Agency (MBDA), Atlanta National Enterprise Center, Service Firm of the
Year award. The MBDA's Local Service Firm award is given to minorityowned
businesses who demonstrate excellence in the development of
minority-owned and operated enterprises.
The MBDA is a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, as proclaimed
by Presidential proclamation and is the only federal agency created
specifically to foster the establishment and growth of minority-owned
businesses in America.
Award recipients are selected from nominations submitted by both the
public and private sectors, but primarily by Business Development Centers,
in categories such as Minority Services of the Year, Retail Firm of the Year,
Manufacturing Firm of the Year and Technology Firm of the Year.
"A10 is honored to receive the MBDA's award," stated Leah Brown, JD,
President and Chief Executive Officer for A10 Clinical Solutions, Inc. "We
have a dynamic group of clinical professionals assembled throughout the
country providing the best clinical care and research to our patients”.
Our goal is to help eradicate diseases such as HIV, hypertension, and
diabetes that have a disparate impact to our minority communities.
Being recognized for our efforts provides us with more strength to continue
our uphill battle against diseases”.
Ms. Brown is scheduled to personally accept the award at the Atlanta
Region MED Week 27Anniversary celebration on Tuesday, August 3, 2009
at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, 265 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA.
About A10 Clinical Solutions, Inc.(A10):
A10 helps its clients get life-saving, innovative, investigational drugs to
market faster and safer by managing critical clinical trials. Known for its
thought-leadership, A10 is one of a handful of certified woman and
minority owned firms that provide full-service clinical trials support and
healthcare services meeting the demands of complex clinical studies in
combination with providing exceptional clinical care. A10 offers an array
of comprehensive clinical services for pharmaceutical, government,
academic, research institutions, hospitals and corporate clinics. A10’s
mission is to be the center of excellence for clinical trials research support
and healthcare services focused on therapeutics that will aid in
combating diseases in patients that have traditionally experienced