Cathy Petti joins Ancestry leadership to spearhead developments in tech and consumer health

Posted by Camille Penrod on July 31, 2015 in Health, Technical Management

Cathy-1-235x282 (3)Ancestry recently announced the launch of AncestryHealth in beta and the appointment of Cathy Petti as the new Chief Health Officer (CHO) of AncestryHealth. She joins our strong and growing leadership team with the initiative to guide our robust genomics, bioinformatics, privacy and security teams in a health-focused strategy and empower consumers to take charge of their health.

Since receiving her A.B. from Harvard University and MD from Duke University, Petti has become internationally recognized for her expertise in clinical diagnostics and global health. In addition to working at TriCore Reference Laboratories as their Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Petti has held the position of Global Head of Medical, Scientific and Clinical Affairs for Novartis Diagnostics, Medical Director of ARUP Laboratories and most recently was the founder and president of HealthSpring Global, Inc.

You can read more about Petti, her role at AncestryHealth and the company’s plans to expand the genetics business in this article by Fortune.

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