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People in the News: Sep 14, 2011

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Wendy Rubinstein has accepted a position at the National Center for Biotechnology Information to lead the National Institutes of Health's Genetic Testing Registry project. The position will begin Sept. 25.

Prior to her appointment, Rubinstein was a clinical associate professor at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and an adjunct associate professor of medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She also directed the Center for Medical Genetics at Chicago's NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Rubinstein is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and holds dual certification from the American Board of Medical Genetics in clinical genetics and clinical molecular genetics. She is a fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and the American College of Physicians. Rubinstein holds a PhD in biomedical sciences from the City University of New York and an MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

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