Dr. Bruce Liang has been appointed as Dean of the UConn School of Medicine.

“Bruce is an exceptional, inclusive, and visionary leader who has been committed to achieving excellence in research and scholarship in the School of Medicine and UConn Health,” said University Provost and Executive Vice President Mun Y. Choi in announcing the appointment.

Liang is an internationally renowned cardiologist and researcher, who has made important contributions to signaling mechanisms that regulate cardiovascular functions using both cellular and pharmacological approaches.