Celebrating Heroes of Medicine

Nominations for 2019 Halo Awards opening soon

The Halo Awards is a first-of-its-kind Grammy-style event celebrating Chicago's “heroes of medicine” for their tireless efforts to turn their research into treatments that help people live better lives. This is not your typical award show.

At the Halo Awards, the scientist is celebrity.

About Awards

5 - 6pm: Cocktail Reception

Featuring Beyond Curie exhibit by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, neuroscientist-turned-designer and two-time TED speaker;

Medicinal-themed libations with LIMITLESS sparkling water and Vital Proteins; Small bites from local food artisans

6 - 8pm: Main Event

Paying tribute to three Chicago scientists 

Hosted by Lisa Allen of 101.9 "The Mix" 

Live performances by Northwestern's Purple Haze and Boomshaka

8 - 10pm: Post-Show Party

Complimentary cocktails and craft beers on the second floor of Sunda, "River North’s preeminent pan-Asian restaurant”

2018 Program Schedule

Congratulations to the three honorees. 

Dr. Eugene Chang

University of Chicago Medicine

For his research on the microbiome

Dr. Teresa Woodruff

Northwestern Medicine

For her research on infertility

Dr. Andrea Domenighetti

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

For his research on cerebral palsy

The Honorees


Thank you to our inaugural sponsors

To learn about sponsoring the 2019 Halo Awards, contact hello@halocures.com


Promotional Partners

Experiential Partners

Executive Commitee

Thank you to our Chicago leaders for making this event possible

Michael Raspatello

President, October

Carrie Kennedy

Exec Prod, Chicago Ideas

Brian Ficho

Co-Founder, Aptitude 8

Ashish Rangnekar

CEO, Benchprep

Bill Pascatello

Partner, Evolv Ventures

Greg Caplan

CEO, Remote Year

Joey Hawilo

Founder, TruePatient

Abby Ross

Co-Founder, ThinkCERCA

Andrew 'Finnigan' Hart

Director, C-4 Analytics

Michael Senical

Innovation, Astellas

Jonny Imerman

Co-Founder, CLOZTALK

Jeremy Smith

Co-Founder, Spothero

Leeatt Rothchild

CEO, Packed with Purpose

Alya Adamany Wood

Exec Dir, ChicagoNEXT

Amy Kabaria

Attorney at Law

Tweed Thornton

CEO, Four Star Initiatives

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