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ARUP Laboratories Announces New CMO Appointment
Date:7/6/2009

SALT LAKE CITY, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ARUP Laboratories, a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and a leader in innovative laboratory research and development, announced today the appointment of Sherrie L. Perkins, MD, PhD, as chief medical officer (CMO) and director of laboratories, effective, July 1, 2009.

Dr. Perkins will be taking over the responsibility from Edward R. Ashwood, MD, who will be transitioning into the role of president and chief executive officer. These transitions will coincide with the announced retirement of ARUP founder and CEO Carl R. Kjeldsberg, MD, on June 30, 2009.

"Dr. Perkins is uniquely qualified to lead ARUP into the future. She has shown superb leadership and a commitment to advancing patient care through laboratory medicine," said Dr. Ashwood.

Dr. Perkins has been with ARUP Laboratories and the University of Utah for 19 years. During this time, she has served in numerous leadership roles including director of hematopathology, interim department chair, and, for the past three years, as a member of the ARUP Laboratories executive management team. She is a tenured professor at the University of Utah School of Medicine, is board certified in anatomic pathology and holds a special qualification in hematology.

Dr. Perkins received her PhD in biochemistry from the University of Miami. She earned her MD and completed her pathology residency at Washington University.

"ARUP has a distinguished history of improving patient care, research, and medical education. I look forward to working with my colleagues to build upon this history," remarked Dr. Perkins.

About ARUP Laboratories

ARUP Laboratories is a national clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory and an enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. With more than 2,600 employees, ARUP offers over 2,000 tests and test combinations, ranging from routine screening tests to highly esoteric molecular and genetic assays, for patients throughout the country. ARUP's clients include more than half of the nation's university teaching hospitals and children's hospitals, as well as multihospital groups, major commercial laboratories, group purchasing organizations, military and government facilities, and major clinics. In addition, ARUP is a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development, led by the efforts of the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology(R). For more information about ARUP Laboratories, including a high-resolution, downloadable photo of Dr. Perkins, please visit http://www.aruplab.com/AboutARUP/PressRoom/PressRelease/2009/2009.07.06.jsp.


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