GOV. MALLOY STATEMENT ON LICENSURE APPROVAL OF QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY’S DOCTOR OF MEDICINE DEGREE
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today released the following statement in response to the State Board of Education’s unanimous vote this morning to approve the licensure of Quinnipiac University’s new Doctor of Medicine degree, which will enable the university to enroll its first class of students next fall at its new Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine.
“The State Board of Education’s vote today is a great step forward for Quinnipiac University as it moves towards the creation of a medical school that will be at the forefront of addressing the critical need for more primary care physicians.
“Connecticut’s medical institutions are internationally recognized, and I am proud that our state is continuing to add to a tradition of advancing an industry that is saving lives, curing diseases and strengthening our position as a global leader. The new medical school is another way our state is further cementing itself as a destination for the health and life sciences industry – an industry that is poised for growth and will lead to good paying jobs with good benefits for residents.”
For Immediate Release: October 3, 2012