Working Together For Patients: People Stories


Working Together for Patients

We invite you to meet some of our people — employees who embody and give expression to our mission, and patients whose determination fuels and energizes our work. Their words are personal and powerful, and together, they help tell the Bristol-Myers Squibb story.

Allison

Employee

That dedication he instilled in me has really pushed me forward.

David

Patient

Don’t ever give up on me, and everybody like me.

Lou

Employee

Don’t ever give up on me, and everybody like me.

Brenda

Patient

I have days where I don't remember that I have cancer.

Adam

Employee

Working for Bristol-Myers Squibb—It’s a gift that I and all of my colleagues at BMS have.

Adrienne

Employee

Their passing changed me. It showed me what I was made of.

Anna

Employee

She was always positive and thinking one day she would be cured.

Eric

Employee

I had conversation with them that was almost like a last conversation.

Kena

Employee

I feel in many ways that he is sitting on my shoulder and encouraging me.

Lorie

Employee

I am very proud of the products that Bristol-Myers Squibb makes.

Stan

Employee

Once I wasn't afraid, I was able to fight the disease.

Elizabeth

Employee

He was one of the most special male figures in my life.

Alicia

Patient

We had an opportunity that gave me such faith.

Mohamed

Employee

I come to work because I want to contribute all that I can.

Steve

Employee

What I thought was happening in my life suddenly changed.

Linda

Employee

My sister was a very dynamite lady.

Helen

Employee

This is the place to do cutting-edge work.

Chris

Employee

I wanted to be here more than anything else.

Sujata

Employee

If my dad were alive today, he would be very proud.

Mike

Employee

I really enjoy being in a position where I am helping people.

Judy

Patient

I knew immediately that there was a problem.

Josh

Employee

It was very real that I could end up on a feeding tube.

Soyon

Employee

Speed to Patient is something we take very seriously.

Fady

Employee

It makes you think about what's important.

Nancy

Employee

We feel that we're untouchable.

Anu

Employee

Perhaps one day we may be able to treat cancer as if it were a chronic disease, and not terminal as we think it is today.

Dina

Patient

Life after cancer is truly never the same. You have a greater appreciation for each day, no matter what you're doing.

Jim

Patient

I feel a part of the Bristol-Myers Squibb family. They developed a product that treats the patient, as well as the condition.

Aparna

Employee

Now everything we're doing is new ground.

Joan

Employee

I think of my father everyday.

Nils

Employee

I'm very lucky to have great scientists working with me.

Babak

Employee

I really put myself in the shoes of the patients.

John

Employee

It feels incredibly good to make a difference.

Elizabeth

Employee

It was almost like I was destined to end up there.