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Tunkel named dean for medical ed

Dr. Allan R. Tunkel, chair of medicine at Monmouth Medical Center and professor of medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine, has been appointed associate dean for medical education at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. On July 15, Tunkel will succeed Dr. Phil Gruppuso, professor of pediatrics, who has served eight years in the post. Tunkel will supervise curriculum planning, evaluation, and management for the four-year medical program and Brown’s Program in Liberal Medical Education. He will also oversee medical school admissions, financial aid, registrar activities, and diversity as well as the accreditation process.