HAMDEN — J. Alan Otsuki, MD of North Haven has been appointed senior associate dean for medical education at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. Otsuki will be responsible for overseeing and building the medical school’s curriculum, including leading the development of the third- and fourth-year curricula. He also will work closely with the medical school’s clinical partners, including St. Vincent’s Medical Center, the school’s principal clinical partner, and Middlesex Hospital, MidState Medical Center, Waterbury Hospital, Griffin Hospital and several others.

Otsuki comes to Quinnipiac from the Lehigh Valley (Pa.) Health Network, where he was chief of the Division of Education and associate dean of the University of South Florida College of Medicine’s Regional Campus at the Lehigh Valley Health Network. Before that, Otsuki was associate dean for medical education and student affairs at Emory University School of Medicine.