ASSOCIATIONSDr. Nyapati Rao has been appointed to the scientific program committee of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Rao is chair of the psychiatry and behavioral sciences department at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow and lives in Massapequa.
HOSPITALITYLawrence Palladino has joined Vitae Restaurant and Wine Bar in Huntington as the opening executive chef. The Northport resident was most recently the sous chef at the Cold Spring Country Club in Huntington.
Stephen Treglia has joined Absolute Software Corp., a Vancouver manufacturer and distributor of tracking software for stolen laptops, as legal counsel. The Mineola resident was an assistant district attorney in the Nassau County district attorney's office and will work from a home office.