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The Idaho Bio Alliance of Medicine, IBAM

The voice of the medical technology and life science industry across Idaho



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Our Mission

To grow Idaho BioMedical Ecosystem to advance human health by giving members access to the influential drivers in all major life science sectors including, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostic, medial device, connected health and agriculture.


Growing the Life Science Industry and Research in Idaho: A Benefit to Idaho Citizens

Idaho Technology Council, Idaho Bio Alliance of Medicine, St. Luke’s Health System, St. Alphonsus Health System, American PhRMA, Boise State University, Idaho State University, and the Idaho Division of Veteran’s Services.


Foreword from Senator Crapo

Dr. Carolyn Bohach, Ph.D., PI INBRE, Co-Chair IBAM

James Loveless, MD, FACR and Janet Hines CCRC, CIP, St. Luke’s Health System

Harold Blackman, Ph.D., Boise State University

Ray Sasso, CEO, American Pharma

Margaret Doucette, D.O., Idaho VAMC

Cheryl Adams, IBAM Co-Chair




Research In Your Back Yard!

Finding solutions and cures with clinical trials that take place right here in Idaho with an economic impact of just under one billion dollars.


Our Five Pillars of Advocacy



Research & Development

Capital Funding

Talent Growth & Retention

Servicing Idaho's Needs


Our Areas of Focus


Pharma, Biotechnology, Disease, Sustainability


Food Innovation, Disease, Climate, Pest Research


Sustainable, Drought, Reduction of Fossil Fuel


Disease, Sustainability, Environmental and Food System Impact