Dean and Professor
Dr. Gayle A Brazeau received her Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy and Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Toledo. She then completed a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Dr. Brazeau’s career has spanned over 35 years in pharmacy education at the University of Houston, the University of Florida, and the University at Buffalo. Prior to coming to Marshall, she served as Dean of the School of Pharmacy at the University of New England. In addition to her faculty appointments, Dr. Brazeau has served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University at Buffalo and Assistant Dean for Curricular Affairs and Accreditation at the University of Florida. She was a member of the Centers for Alcohol Research, Environmental and Human Toxicology, and Neurobiology of Aging at the University of Florida.
In addition to a host of academic and professional awards, Dr. Brazeau was recently named as the 2018 recipient of the Lambda Kappa Sigma Vanguard Leadership Award. She is also a past recipient of the Douglas H. Kay Distinguished Educator Award, Maine Pharmacists Association (2017); the Class of 2013 Nexters, MaineBiz; the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame, Academic Excellence Foundation and Sylvania City Schools (2013); the Executive Directors Award, Pharmacists Association of Western New York (2007); the 2005-2006 AACP Academic Leadership Fellows Program; the Rufus A. Lyman Award, AACP (2003); and the Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Toledo (1999).
Dr. Brazeau is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP); the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS); Lambda Kappa Sigma (LKS); Rho Chi, the National Pharmacy Honor Society; the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), Phi Lambda Sigma, and The National Pharmacy Leadership Society; and is an Associate Member of Kappa Epsilon.
In addition, she has been the Editor of the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education since 2014 and prior to this, was the Associate Editor for 10 years. She is on the Editorial Boards of Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, PharmSciTech, AAPS Journal, National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, and the Journal of Healthcare Leadership – Honorary Editorial Board. She has also served as an ad-hoc reviewer for numerous journals.
Dr. Brazeau has provided consulting services for numerous pharmacy organizations including Stryker Biotech; Roche Pharmaceuticals; Epic Pharmaceuticals; Somatocor; Novartis, Inc.; Cubist Pharmaceuticals; Ribozyme; Biogen; Pfizer Pharmaceuticals; Epic Therapeutics; International Research Institutes; Chiron, Inc; Genetech, Inc. and Glaxo, Inc.
As Dean of the Marshall University School of Pharmacy, Dr. Brazeau is invested in the success of every student, alumni, faculty member and staff member. She is ultimately responsible for all facets of pharmacy education at Marshall University and is committed to facilitating an academic and professional environment that supports the advancement of our students, faculty, and staff toward our end goal of excellence in pharmacy education, research, innovation, and pharmacy practice. She is also committed to the promotion of interprofessional educational opportunities for pharmacy students with other health care professional students at Marshall University.