Dade Medical College Names Roger Lopez Executive Vice President of Operations

College grows it's offerings and focuses on making college accessible to everyone.

Apr 19, 2012, 14:13 ET from Dade Medical College

MIAMI, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --  Dade Medical College has named Roger Lopez as Executive Vice President of Operations for the company. The move comes as the school continues to grow its offerings of specialized allied healthcare and nursing education programs for the community.


Previously, Lopez managed all employee, process and technology operations for the college and in this expanded role, Lopez will continue to develop and implement strategic initiatives to formalize, streamline and continuously improve all operational aspects at Dade Medical College's six Florida campuses as well as at its sister company, Southern Career College, located in Jacksonville.

Lopez will also oversee all financial assistance departmental operations for both schools, an integral part of the colleges' student-focused attitude.

"This is one of the essential areas for both colleges. We are proud to serve a non-traditional demographic and financial aid is key for many of our students so we take pride in being able to make college accessible to everyone," says Lopez.

Lopez's previous background in senior executive operation management roles will help to enhance the college's productivity, efficiency and customer service. "As we continue to grow and expand, we are lucky to have such a seasoned expert heading up these very important departments," says Dade Medical College President and CEO, Ernesto Perez. "With Roger's proven leadership skills, we are confident in our continued growth and commitment to excellence in education."

About Dade Medical College

With close to 400 full-time employees staffing Dade Medical College's six Florida campuses and corporate office, the school features a fully-licensed and certified faculty whose commitment to excellence in education are unmatched by other area colleges and institutions.  A majority of the faculty and administrative staff originates locally, with many having been educated at other prestigious local and national institutions.  The college offers Associate of Science degrees in programs such as nursing, radiology, diagnostic cardiac sonography, medical billing and coding and more. Classes start every four weeks. Online course offerings also available.

Dade Medical College is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (Miami and Hollywood Campuses) and is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education. Dade Medical College has also been approved by the Florida Board of Nursing and the Florida Board of Massage and is a member of the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges and the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association.

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Media Contact: Elizabeth Martinez Dade Medical College, 786-374-4997,

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