Angela Nuzzarello, MD

NuzzarelloheadshotDr. Angela Nuzzarello is Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Rochester, Michigan.

In 2009, after spending 17 years at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Nuzzarello left her hometown of Chicago to join the founding team of the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (OUWB). The school, which opened in 2011, is thriving and set to graduate it’s first class this May. Dr Nuzzarello has been successful in recruiting top talent to build a successful and dynamic student affairs team.

In addition to serving as Associate Dean for Student Affairs at OUWB, Dr. Nuzzarello developed and co-directs a course called PRISM (Promoting Reflection and Individual growth through Support and Mentoring). The four-year course offers students a safe, mentored environment with a curriculum focused on personal growth and wellness.

As a diplomat and distinguished fellow of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Nuzzarello’s clinical focus is on the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders. In addition to clinical practice, she enjoys teaching medical students and residents about the interface of psychiatry and medicine.

Dr. Nuzzarello has been honored with many awards including the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, the Gender Equity Award, and the Robert J. Winter Award for outstanding clinical teaching. The Chicago Medical School honored Dr. Nuzzarello with the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2005 in recognition of scientific and educational contributions to the field of medical education.

Dr. Nuzzarello currently serves as the chair of the AAMC Central Group on Student Affairs and is a member of the AAMC Careers in Medicine National Advisory Committee. She is proud to be the faculty mentor for OUWB’s AMWA Chapter, which received the Heller Outstanding Branch recognition in 2012 and 2013.