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Rosanne Haggerty Elected to Quest Diagnostics Board of Directors


Ms. Haggerty, 41, is the Founder and Executive Director of Common Ground, a not-for-profit housing development and management organization in New York City providing innovative housing opportunities for homeless adults. Common Ground operates several businesses and employment projects to assist tenants in returning to the work force and enhancing their job skills. In 2001, the Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation awarded a five-year fellowship to Ms. Haggerty through its MacArthur Fellows Program.

Prior to founding Common Ground, Ms. Haggerty was the coordinator of housing development at Brooklyn Catholic Charities, operating in Brooklyn and Queens in New York City. She currently serves as a Trustee of Amherst College and the Folger Shakespeare Library; a Director of the Times Square Business Improvement District; and a Board Member of New York City's Citizens Housing and Planning Council and the Center for Urban Community Services.

"We are very pleased that Rosanne Haggerty is joining the Board," said Kenneth W. Freeman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Quest Diagnostics. "She is an entrepreneur whose many successes stem from an ability to identify creative approaches to some of society's most challenging problems. Her insights, experience and creativity will provide a valued perspective."

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated is the nation's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, providing insights that enable physicians, hospitals, managed care organizations and other healthcare professionals to make decisions to improve health. The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic laboratory testing services through its national network of laboratories and patient service centers. Quest Diagnostics is the leading provider of esoteric testing, including gene-based medical testing, and empowers healthcare organizations and clinicians with state-of-the-art connectivity solutions that improve practice management. Additional company information can be found on the Internet at:

The statements in this press release that are not historical facts or information may be forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause the outcome to be materially different. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are listed in the Quest Diagnostics Incorporated 2000 Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

SOURCE Quest Diagnostics Incorporated

CONTACT: Investors - Cathy Doherty, +1-201-393-5030, or Media - Gary Samuels, +1-201-393-5700, both of Quest Diagnostics Incorporated


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