About us

Our passion for excellence and professionalism drives who we are and what we do.  

The Office of Faculty Affairs coordinates all aspects of the academic appointment process, this entails: assisting in drafting offer letters to candidates, appointment renewals, change in assignment, leaves of absence, terminations, retirements and emeritus requests. 

Additional Responsibilites Include:

  • Hosting annual faculty events such as the Promotion & Tenure seminars and Speed Mentoring event
  • Interacting with the Wayne State Universities Provost Office
  • Overseeing faculty development and mentoring programs/initatives

Meet Our Team 

Virginia Delaney-Black, M.D., M.P.H
Vice Dean
1213 Scott Hall
Phone (313) 577-2378
vdelaney@med.wayne.edu

Linda Roth, Ph.D
Associate Professor Emerita
lroth@med.wayne.edu
Nada McIntyre
Sr. Director
1310 Scott Hall
Phone (313) 577-9322
nmcintyr@med.wayne.edu

Josie Beaudette    
Sr. Faculty Affairs Specialist 
1310 Scott Hall   
Phone (313) 577-1480
jbeaudette@med.wayne.edu

Renee Cooper
Sr. Faculty Affairs Specialist  
1310 Scott Hall
Phone (313) 577-8815
shcoope@med.wayne.edu
Charlene Brain
Sr. Faculty Affairs Specialist
1310 Scott Hall
Phone (313) 577-0177
cbrai@med.wayne.edu

Mary Cerulla
Program Consultant
1310 Scott Hall
Phone (313) 577-1971
mcerulla@med.wayne.edu

Kate Laimbeer 
Program Management Specialist
1212 Scott Hall
Phone (313) 577-0216
gq1362@wayne.edu