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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Kathy Hudson, director of the Genetics and Public Policy Center at Johns Hopkins University, will leave the center to join National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins as his chief of staff. Current GPPC Deputy Director Joan Scott will take over the directorship role from Hudson, who had previously worked with Collins at the National Human Genome Research Institute.

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