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The College of American Pathologists swore in Gene Herbek as its new president on Oct. 12 at a ceremony in Orlando, Fla. Herbek, an active member of the national pathology organization for more than two decades, is CAP's 33rd president. He is medical director of two Omaha, Neb.-based labs, the Methodist Women's Hospital laboratory and the Pathology Center at Methodist Hospital.

Herbek takes over the presidency from Stanley Robboy.

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