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Gonzalez Appointed to Quinnipiac Medical School Founding Faculty
Richard A. Gonzalez, of North Haven, has been appointed to the founding faculty of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.
As an assistant professor of medical sciences, Gonzalez is responsible for teaching human gross anatomy, coordinating the school’s medical humanities concentration for the scholarly reflection capstone course and teaching medical anthropology-related topics.
“It’s an honor and a privilege to be a founding faculty member of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine,” Gonzalez said. “It is an exciting time and I look forward to making a personal and intellectual contribution to the school of medicine, Quinnipiac University and the community at large.”
Gonzalez holds a doctorate in anthropology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He also holds a master of science degree in social science interdisciplinary studies from SUNY-Buffalo and master of arts in anthropology from Wichita State University. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Wichita State. His research interests include skeletal biology, forensic anthropology, anatomy and human evolution.
Gonzalez is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, American Association of Physical Anthropologists and American Association of Anatomists.
Aragon Hired at Manchester Community College
Ricardo Aragon, a resident of East Hartford, has joined Manchester Community College as instructor of Hospitality in the Social Science and Hospitality Division. Aragon was formerly an instructor of culinary art at WOR-WIC Community College in Maryland and served as graduate teaching assistant, teaching fellow and teaching assistant at Johnson & Wales University. He holds an associate degree in Applied Sciences in Culinary Arts, a bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts and a master’s degree in Teaching in Food Service Education from Johnson & Wales University.