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People in the News: May 28, 2010 (rev. 1)


Molecular diagnostic developer Predictive Biosciences has hired Mark Smith as vice president of information technology, a new position at the firm. Smith was most recently vice president of information technology at Athena Diagnostics. Prior to that, he was manager of information systems for Whistler Corporation.

The board of directors of the American Medical Informatics Association has tapped Lucila Ohno-Machado as editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

Ohno-Machado is founding chief of the division of biomedical informatics at the University of California, San Diego.

Her tenure as editor will start on Jan. 1, 2011, and continue through Dec. 31, 2014.