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Bruce E. Jarrell, MD

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Bruce E. Jarrell, MD, FACS, was appointed president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) in September 2020 after serving as interim president for eight months. He succeeded Jay A. Perman, MD, who left UMB to serve as chancellor of the University System of Maryland.

Named chief academic and research officer and senior vice president in April 2012, Dr. Jarrell served as the focal point for all academic matters at UMB and was responsible for facilitating the research mission of the University by working closely with UMB administrators, deans, research leadership of the schools, and others. Through and with the deans and vice presidents, Dr. Jarrell worked to further the University’s core values among faculty, staff, and students in the leadership, management, and promotion of the institution’s education, research, clinical, and community engagement agendas.

Dr. Jarrell's complete biography can be found on the University of Maryland, Baltmore website.