Patricia Dube Smith has accepted the role of regulatory affairs manager for Lohmann Animal Health, beginning in May, 2008.

In the position, she will oversee the preparation, control and submission of documents to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and international authorities related to the licensing and registration of company products. She also is responsible for the company's Select Agent Program.

Prior to this position, she worked with LAH as a quality control (QC) analyst, a QC Team leader, QC supervisor and QC and testing services manager. She has 23 years experience as a medical technologist in laboratories and hospitals.

Smith studied at the University of Maine, the University of Rhode Island and she attended the CLA Program at Augusta General Hospital. Her certifications include the MT (HEW) and the MT (ISCLT).

Based in Winslow, Maine, LAH is a member of the PHW Group, which comprises 40 companies that produce poultry health products for the global market.