A Brief History Of The DXMA

From the BMA to the DxMA - click here to take a look back in time to see how the organization has evolved - and where we're headed in 2015!



The DxMA continues to gain momentum. Please visit the DxMA website to see the schedule for Dx-based events and new member benefits for 2016. DxMA launches two new programs: professional seminars at the American Society for Microbiology and the Association for Molecular Biology.



DxMA celebrates its 40th anniversary.



The Marketer  of the Year Award is created. This award is the highest accolade the DxMA offers for diagnostic  companies,  recognizing outstanding work that raises the bar in diagnostics marketing.



More virtual learning tools added, including a MarketingToolkit, launch of the DxMA Web Cast Series and the addition of online job postings. The DxMA has a flexible membership structure making it easy for individuals and companies of all sizes to get involved!



Joined the up and coming social media movement with a DxMA group on the professional networking site Linkedln. The DxMA also has a presence on Facebook and Twitter.



The BMA changes its name to the DxMA- the Diagnostic Marketing Association - to more directly reflect the interests of professionals who benefit from our considerable offerings. A new website is launched - www.dxma.org.



The BMA brings back the IME program with a sold out event at Babson College. The DxMA now hosts Local Networking Meetings across the nation to bring diagnostic professionals together.



Diagnostic Insight goes live online.



The BMA launches www.bmaonline.org - the association's first website.

The Jerry Goldsmith Award for Excellence is created to recognize the contribution made by an individual to the growth and impact of the DxMA. The 2015 recipient was Ken Levy, PhD, MBA.


The BMA launches Diagnostic Insight - a quarterly publication.



The first BMA Seminar is held in conjunction with the AACC Annual Meeting in Chicago. Now retitled “DxMA Seminar@AACC”, it will be held in 2016 at the AACC Annual Meeting, July 31 in Philadelphia.



The first Dx Awards Program, recognizing  “the best of the best” in diagnostics marketing is held in Cambridge, MA. Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 awards.



The inaugural BMA Annual Conference is held in Tarrytown, NY. The 2016 Global Marketing Summit, the DxMA’s Annual Conference, will be held April 13-14 in San Diego, CA.



The Biomedical Marketing Association (BMA) is founded.