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Leah Brown, WIPP Member and President/CEO, Aten Solutions, Minority Service Firm of the Year

Thursday, August 6, 2009  
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A10 Clinical Named 2009 MBDA Atlanta Region
Minority Service Firm of the Year

CARY, N.C. – A10 Clinical Solutions, Inc. (, a


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 27th Anniversary 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

healthcare disparities.

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