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Annual Celebration Spotlight: 2020 NKY ImageMaker Award Recipient: Gravity Diagnostics of Covington

The Northern Kentucky ImageMaker Award, sponsored by Humana, is presented on special occasions to an individual or individuals who have brought national or international attention to the Northern Kentucky community through their achievements. 

This year’s recipient is Gravity Diagnostics of Covington.


Gravity Diagnostics is a full-service, state-of-the-art laboratory licensed nationwide that thrives on providing innovative testing. Founded in 2016, the company made headlines at the height of the current pandemic once they partnered with the Commonwealth of Kentucky to provide critical testing statewide. J.P. Canner, Gravity’s Vice President of Regulatory, Clinical and Research Programs first began tracking COVID-19 in late 2019, leading to the company developing testing that was ready by the onset of the pandemic. This led to FDA Emergency Use Authorization for the company’s testing, a meeting with Kentucky Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack and Kroger, culminating in the establishment of drive-thru testing throughout the Commonwealth. All of the efforts resulted in 500,000 plus tests by this summer including samples collected from not just Kentucky, but across America, an epic milestone in the ongoing fight against coronavirus.


Now, as their company continues to grow and expand, Gravity Diagnostics has helped to elevate the Northern Kentucky community on a national stage.


Gravity’s success has resulted in the company expanding from one to two operations in Covington while building a new 32,000 square foot facility. This growth has also resulted in the company’s expansion from a few dozen to 200-plus employees, bringing more talented young medical/scientific professionals and attention to the Northern Kentucky region. Gravity has extended its success to its employees, rewarding them with various gifts, services and even food trucks on Fridays to both preserve their culture and show appreciation for their long hours and hard work.



Join the Northern Kentucky Chamber Thursday, Nov. 12 from 11:30 a.m.– 1 p.m. when we’ll come together virtually for the 2020 Annual Celebration, Presented by Fifth Third Bank, to honor the accomplishments of community members who are making a lasting impact on our region while also highlighting how the business community has come together during the pandemic. Of course, Board Chair, Dan Cahill, will also share a little about what’s to come as the NKY Chamber looks to the new year.


While the Facebook Live broadcast of the program is free to attend, the virtual networking portion of the event is available to those that register at the $15 or $40 level. As a way to continue the NKY Chamber’s commitment to supporting local businesses impacted by the pandemic, attendees who register at the $40 level will also receive a $25 gift card to a local Northern Kentucky restaurant. Please consider registering at this level to help support our region’s restaurants and ensure their survival during this difficult time.


Click here to register for the Annual Celebration, Presented by Fifth Third Bank