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Faculty and Academic Affairs

George Blackall

George Blackall, PsyD, MBA

Welcome to the Office for Faculty and Academic Affairs! Our mission is to serve the faculty at Penn State College of Medicine in a variety of ways, including:

Click on the navigation links to learn more about our team and the services provided.

In addition, the comprehensive services of the Office for Professional Mental Health are available at no charge whenever the need arises.

Our office also presides over the recruitment of senior leaders such as department chairs and deans, and conducts internal department reviews on a five-year cycle.

You, as faculty, are the lifeblood of our College of Medicine. Please make full use of our services and feel free to contact me directly at any time with your thoughts, feedback and requests.

George Blackall, PsyD, MBA
Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, and Neural and Behavioral Sciences

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To contact the Office of the Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, please email