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FCC hires Matthew Quinn to lead healthcare initiatives
After announcing the search back in December, the FCC hired Matthew Quinn as director of healthcare initiatives. Quinn is a veteran of U.S. government agency positions, including at the National Institute of Standards & Technology, and the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality. Prior to government work, Quinn worked at Teradata, Quantros and GE (NYSE:GE). The new director also served as a U.S. army engineer officer.
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New VP of medical affairs at Varian
Palo Alto, Calif.-based oncological device company Varian (NYSE:VAR) named Deepak Khuntia its VP of medical affairs. The company says Khuntia’s main role will be in the oncology systems business, providing clinical risk assessments and study design.

Khuntia joined Varian 2 months ago, prior to which he practiced medicine at the University of Wisconsin. Khuntia got his medical degree from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, and worked at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation during his his radiation oncology residency.
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Bacterin’s CEO and founder resigns
CEO of Bacterin International Holdings Guy Cook resigned, but will stay on until the company can find his replacement. Cook will keep his title of CEO and president until Bacterin names a successor, and he will also stay on as board chairman and consultant.

Cook founded the company over 15 years ago, and he did not name a reason for resignation. Bacterin is actively seeking a new CEO.
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Toshiba American Medical Systems names new VP of marketing
Toshiba America Medical Systems (TYO:6502) said Nancy Gillen was named VP of marketing. Gillen formerly worked in managerial positions at Philips Healthcare (NYSE:PHG) and Siemens Healthcare (NYSE:SI).
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