SPOKANE, Washington (December 28, 2016) Dr. Francisco Velázquez, President and CEO of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC (PAML), was asked to sit on the Executive Committee for Life Science Washington.

Life Science Washington is an organization that works to support and cultivate life sciences in Washington state through advocacy, collaboration and investment. Dr. Velázquez has been a board member since 2014 and was selected to serve on the Executive Committee in the coming year. The group is motivated to drive public policy and raise awareness surrounding life sciences throughout the state.

Francisco R. Velázquez, M.D., S.M. is the President and Chief Executive Officer for PAML, LLC and PAML Ventures. Dr. Velázquez trained at the Mallory Institute of Pathology in Boston, the Boston University Medical Center and is Board Certified by the American Board of Pathology. Subsequent to his training, Dr. Velázquez obtained a Masters in Health Care Management and Policy at Harvard University School of Public Health. In addition to being a nationally known pathologist, Dr. Velázquez has extensive experience as a physician executive specifically in system integration, regionalization, mergers and acquisitions and financial turn arounds in healthcare systems, IDN's, and large academic medical
centers.

About Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories, LLC

PAML, LLC, a healthcare solutions company with a focus in diagnostics, is headquartered in Spokane, WA. One of the top reference laboratories in the country, PAML is also nationally recognized for innovations in clinical diagnostics. PAML is also an industry leader in joint venture partnerships with community-based hospitals because of their expertise in developing cutting-edge laboratory management systems, including state-of-the-art automation and support services.