DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC) has appointed Marco Scarpetta, PhD, as Laboratory Director. Dr. Scarpetta brings more than 15 years of experience and leadership in the forensic and paternity DNA testing fields.
Dr. Scarpetta previously held the position of Laboratory Director at Orchid Cellmark. The new appointment was made by Dr. Ellen Moscovitz, President and CEO of DDC, who stated, “We couldn’t be more pleased by the addition of Dr. Scarpetta to our already-leading team of laboratory professionals internationally recognized for their expertise and dedication to the field of DNA testing.”
Dr. Scarpetta joins the DDC team of PhD scientists led by Dr. Michael Baird, Associate Vice President and Laboratory Director. Dr. Baird stated, “With the addition of Dr. Scarpetta, DDC will continue in its position as the leading provider of private DNA testing services while upholding the highest level of quality and service available in the industry today.” Dr. Baird is the current Chairman of the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Relationship Testing Accreditation Program.