Bob Wright was honored by The New York Academy of Medicine at a gala on March 28, 2007, for his strategic vision transforming a broadcast network into a diversified global media company, and for his passion to find a cure for autism. The academy also honored Joseph M. Feczko, M.D., chief medical officer of Pfizer Inc., and James W. Fordyce, chairman of The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. The event supports the academy's urban health agenda, which includes
From left, New York Academy of Medicine Chairman, Thomas Morris, NY Academy of Medicine President, Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford, and Bob Wright
safeguarding children's health, curtailing the spread of HIV/AIDS and improving care, helping consumers access reliable health information, improving the public's ability to cope with disasters both as a community and as individuals, caring for older adults, and alleviating pediatric asthma.
From left, Ron Meyer, Suzanne Wright, NBC News Correspondent Robert Bazell and his wife Margot Weinshel, Bob Wright, MSNBC's Amy Robach and her husband Tim McIntosh.