William Owen has been appointed dean and chancellor of the Ross University School of Medicine. Students at the Ross University School of Medicine study in Dominica in the West Indies and then complete their training at an affiliated teaching hospital in the United States. Ross University is a division of the DeVry Education Group.
Dr. Owen has been serving as dean of medical sciences for the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, another division of the DeVry Education Group. Earlier, he was senior vice president of health affairs at the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Owen is a graduate of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He earned his medical degree at Tufts University in Massachusetts and completed his residency in internal medicine and nephrology at Harvard Medical School.