Roseman University of Health Sciences announced Monday it has a new dean for its College of Medicine who will attempt to usher into existence a long-standing plan to open a medical school.

Dr. Pedro “Joe” Greer Jr. started on the job June 1, the private university said in a news release.

Roseman’s existing programs include colleges of pharmacy, nursing and dental medicine. It also offers a Master of Business Administration program in conjunction with its pharmacy and dental doctoral studies.

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