Dr. David Dalton, chairman and CEO of Univet Conglomerate, was recently named one of the “Top 100 Healthcare Visionaries” by IFAH. In 2019, he made IFAH’s “Top 100 Healthcare Leaders Worldwide ” list.
Dr. Dalton received his 2021 award this June at IFAH’s healthcare leadership conference in Las Vegas, NV. The International Forum on Advancements in Healthcare, or IFAH for short, is made up of top achievers from the healthcare and wellness domain who are recognized for their contributions.
According to the citation Dr. Dalton posted on Twitter, the award was given in recognition of his contributions to health care.
Univec, Inc. manufactures and distributes specialty pharmaceuticals and has a pharmacy sample services division called the Physician and Pharmaceutical Services Inc (PPSI). Dalton is also the executive chairman of Wellness Telehealth and WellnessRx, which focuses on mental health and substance misuse.
A trailblazing pharmaceutical executive in the chain drug industry, Dr. Dalton has been honored as one of the top ten pharmacy graduates over 100 years, inducted in three halls of fame, and presented with a Senatorial Medal of Freedom. He is one of the original members and directors of the National Council of Prescription Drug Programs and the National Minority Health Association founder.
He has received national recognition from the White House, United States Senate, and Congressional Black Caucus. Dr. Dalton was inducted into the Black CEO Hall of Fame in 2006. In 2013, he was inducted into the Taylor County School’s Hall of Fame 2013 and the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Centennial Hall of Fame in 2014.
The University of West Virginia has recognized him as a Distinguished Alum. In addition, it honored him as an Outstanding Alum of West Virginia School of Pharmacy with a track record of outstanding service to the School of Pharmacy.