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Lumos Pharma has named David Weiner chief medical officer.

Health care

The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium has named Lauren Becnel senior director of biomedical informatics and alliances.

Industry associations

The Texas Freelance Association has named Emily Leach executive director. The association also named the following to its board of directors: Aaron Bramley, Brett Cenkus, Michael Crider, Margi Finch, Chirag Gupta, Saeid Halvaeian and Marc Nathan.



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