Francisco Velazquez, MD

Francisco Velazquez, MD

Frank Velàzquez is President and CEO of Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML), LLC and PAML Ventures. PAML is a medical diagnostic company serving physicians, hospitals members of the community, employers, and other allied health care professionals. PAML’s world headquarters is in Spokane and it is currently ranked among the top clinical reference laboratories in the nation. It is an industry leader in joint venture partnerships with community-based hospitals. Dr. Velazquez has been active in the clinical, academic, research and business environments with elements of specialization in healthcare economics, technology and biotechnology development and transfer, extramural funding, and education. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico, a Medical Degree from the Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine, and a Master’s in Science Healthcare Management and Policy from Harvard University School of Public Health. Dr. Velàzquez did his postdoctoral training at the Mallory Institute of Pathology, Boston, and the Boston University Medical Center. Prior to accepting the PAML position, Frank was the Managing Director and Vice President for the Nichols Institute in San Juan Capistrano, CA, and Focus Diagnostics in Cypress, CA. Frank is very active in the community serving on a number of boards and committees, and it is rumored an excellent cook. City of Spokane Appointee 2nd Term: 10.31.14 – 10.31.18