Joins DeVry from Partners Harvard Medical International
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services,
announced the appointment of Andrew Jeon, M.D., MBA, as president of
DeVry Medical International, which includes Ross University School of
Medicine, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and the American
University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. DeVry Medical
International is part of the Healthcare Group, which also includes the
Carrington College, Carrington College California and Chamberlain
College of Nursing.
“The DeVry family is excited to welcome Dr. Jeon,” said Bill Hughson,
president of DeVry Inc.’s Healthcare Group. “Andrew brings an
extraordinary wealth of experience to DeVry Medical International, from
clinical practice and hospital administration to medical education and
the development of academic medical centers around the world.”
Dr. Jeon will report to Bill Hughson and assume responsibilities
effective October 10 following the previously announced retirement of
his successor, Dr. Thomas Shepherd.
“We would like to thank Dr. Shepherd for his years of service and
commitment to providing high quality education and wish him well in his
future endeavors,” added Hughson. “He provided a strong foundation that
will allow DeVry Medical International to prosper for years to come.”
"I am very excited to join a team of accomplished educators and look
forward to bringing my experience in creating innovative models of
professional education and clinical care to the exemplary schools that
comprise DeVry Medical International,” said Dr. Jeon.
Dr. Jeon most recently served as the CEO and president of Partners
Harvard Medical International, Inc. (PHMI). He brings to DeVry more than
two decades of senior academic, clinical, research, administrative and
leadership experience in academic medical centers of the highest
caliber. Prior to joining PHMI in 1996, Jeon held various positions at
Harvard Medical School and its affiliated institutions, including
serving as Chief Medical Officer of Harvard Medical International, as
Chief of Hospital Services and Operations at Brigham and Women’s
Hospital, and as Director of Ambulatory Surgical Services at
Massachusetts General Hospital. As a certified anesthesiologist and
published author, Dr. Jeon also taught on the faculty of Harvard Medical
School in the department of anesthesiology. Dr. Jeon received his
medical degree from the University of Vermont Medical School, and later
earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
His postgraduate training in pediatrics and anesthesia was conducted at
the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children in
Toronto, Canada. He received his undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude
from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.
About DeVry Inc.
DeVry's purpose is to empower its students to achieve their educational
and career goals. DeVry (NYSE: DV, member S&P 500 Index) is a global
provider of educational services and the parent organization of Advanced
Academics, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine,
Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Carrington College
California, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry
University, and Ross University Schools of Medicine and Veterinary
Medicine. These institutions offer a wide array of programs in business,
healthcare and technology. DeVry’s institutions serve students in
secondary through postsecondary education and professionals in
accounting and finance. For more information, please call 630.353.3800
or visit http://www.devryinc.com.
Source: DeVry Inc.