School names chair of the Department of Medical Science

Stephen Wikel
Stephen Wikel
April 28, 2011 - Dr. Bruce Koeppen, founding dean of the School of Medicine, has announced the appointment of David C. Gillon as senior associate dean for administration and finance in the School of Medicine. Gillon comes to Quinnipiac from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

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.

"David Gillon brings considerable experience in administration and finance, having served for 30 years in the dean's office at UConn's School of Medicine," Koeppen said. "I am pleased to have these two experienced and outstanding individuals as part of my leadership team, and I look forward to working with them to build the new medical school."

The School of Medicine is expected to open in the Fall of 2013 on Quinnipiac's campus in North Haven.