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For Immediate Release:
June 26, 2013

Southcoast names Lynn Neff, Director of Laboratory Outreach

Lynn Neff, Director of Laboratory Outreach
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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. —Southcoast™ Health System has named Lynn Neff as Director of Laboratory Outreach. In his new role, he will oversee Southcoast’s broad range of laboratory outreach services including patient service centers, nursing home collections and laboratory testing performed at outreach sites throughout South Coast Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Neff previously held the position of Manager of Pathology at Southcoast Hospitals Group. Before joining Southcoast, he was the Director of Clinical Operations and Manager of Anatomic Pathology at UPMC in Pittsburgh, Pa, and Interim Director of Laboratory Services at Inova Health System in Alexandria, Va.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master in Business Administration from Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs, Colo. Neff completed his training as a medical laboratory technician while serving in the United States Air Force and completed training and attained certification as a histotechnologist.

He resides in Assonet with his wife, Jeannine, and their three children.

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Stephanie Poyant
Public Information Officer

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