HAMDEN, Conn., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Bruce Koeppen, founding dean of the School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, has announced two major appointments to the administration of Quinnipiac's newest school.
Anthony Ardolino, M.D., has been named senior associate dean for academic and student affairs, and David C. Gillon has come aboard as senior associate dean for administration and finance, both in the School of Medicine. Each senior associate dean comes to Quinnipiac from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
As senior associate dean for academic and student affairs, Ardolino is responsible for developing the School of Medicine's comprehensive four-year curriculum, which must be in place before Quinnipiac can apply for accreditation. He also is responsible for helping to select the medical school faculty, particularly the assistant deans for admissions and student affairs, and delineating the admissions criteria for medical school students. He also is working with his colleagues in the School of Health Sciences to design inter-professional educational sessions involving students from each discipline.
Prior to joining Quinnipiac, Ardolino was affiliated with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine since 1985. Most recently, he was associate dean for medical student affairs, a position he held from 2004 to 2010. Ardolino earned his medical degree at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford.
As senior associate dean for administration and finance, Gillon is the principal liaison between the School of Medicine and the related administrative, personnel and financial offices and staff within the university. He is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the administrative personnel and financial operations of the School of Medicine.
Before coming to Quinnipiac, Gillon worked for 32 years at the University of Connecticut Health Center, School of Medicine. Starting as the director of finance in 1978, Gillon worked his way up to associate dean for finance and administration, a position he held from 1994 to 2010. A certified public accountant, Gillon holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Connecticut.
The School of Medicine is expected to open in the Fall of 2013 on Quinnipiac's campus in North Haven.
SOURCE Quinnipiac University