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Quest Diagnostics Appoints Mary A. Cirillo to Board of Directors


TETERBORO, NJ, April 24, 1997 Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX) has elected Mary A. Cirillo to serve as a member of its Board of Directors. The appointment expands the board to seven members.

Mary A. Cirillo, 49, is Senior Vice President for global relationship banking operations and technology at Citibank, N.A., a position she has held since 1994. She joined Citibank in 1977. Ms. Cirillo also serves on the boards of the Roundabout Theater and the University Settlement House in New York, as well as the Financial Services Advisory Board of Hewlett-Packard Company. She is the recipient of the 1985 YWCA Academy of Women Achievers Award and the 1994 Star Award for the New York Women's Agenda.

"We are very pleased that Mary Cirillo is joining the Board," said Kenneth W. Freeman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Mary's breadth of operating experiences and expertise in information technology strategy and implementation will provide valuable perspectives as we implement our strategic plan."

Question Diagnostics Incorporated is one of the world's leading provider providers of diagnostics testing, services an information, with regional laboratories across the United States. The wide variety of tests performed on human tissue and fluids help doctors and hospitals diagnose, treat and monitor diseases and disease states. In addition, Quest Diagnostics' Nichols Institute conducts research, produces test kits and instruments, and specializes in esoteric testing using genetic screening and other advanced technologies. Formerly known as Corning Clinical Laboratories Inc., Quest Diagnostics was spun off to Corning Incorporated stockholders in a tax-free distribution of shares on December 31, 1996.