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WSU Announces Interim Dean for Pharmacy and Health Sciences

June 12, 2008

Howard J. Normile, PhD, is serving as Interim Dean for the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (EACPHS), Wayne State University (WSU). WSU Provost Nancy S. Barrett announced the appointment effective May 27 and continuing until a new dean takes office.

 Howard Normile

After seven years as EACPHS dean, Beverly J. Schmoll leaves the WSU college to serve as dean for the College of Health Science and Human Service for The University of Toledo.

Since 2002, Normile has served as the associate dean for the WSU college. He earned a doctorate in physiology in1983 from the WSU School of Medicine and has held an appointment as associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry, WSU School of Medicine. Normile also has served as chair and program director for the EACPHS Department of Physician Assistant Studies where he continues to lecture on physiology.

He is well-published on his research studies relating to the animal models of age-related memory deficits. Normile is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Physician Assistants, American Society of Allied Health Professions and the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions.

Normile resides in Pontiac, MI.

The Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, a founding college of Wayne State University, is committed to advancing the health and well-being of society through the preparation of highly skilled health care practitioners, and through research to improve health care practices and treatment from the urban to global levels.

Wayne State University is a premier institution of higher education offering more than 350 academic programs through 11 schools and colleges to more than 33,000 students in metropolitan Detroit.