DURHAM, N.C. – Paul Nedzbala, a Constella Group veteran executive, is the new chief operating officer for Constella’s Health Sciences business unit.

Nedzbala joined Constella in 2001 through the acquisition of United Information Systems. His most recent position was vice president of Constella’s Center for Health Information Technology.

In his new position, Nedzbala will be responsible for strategic direction, growth, service delivery and other aspects of the unit. The Health Sciences group provides health and biomedical services to government agencies and foundations. It has 550 employees.

The Health Science group focuses on laboratory science, statistics and epidemiology, clinical research, disease surveillance, health communications, technical assistance and training, scientific peer review, systems development, statistical consulting, and data collection, mining and analysis.