|Thomas Scandalis, DO|
Dean and Chief Academic Officer
As the Dean of the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Scandalis is responsible for the College. The Dean reports to the President of PNWU and has overall academic jurisdiction in the absence of the President. It is the duty of the Dean to establish the academic program as it relates to the mission of the University. Dr. Scandalis also makes recommendations to the President relating to academic policies of the University and the maintenance of coordination among University divisions, including fostering and promoting organizational effectiveness.
Dr. Scandalis was appointed Dean of Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College, College of Osteopathic Medicine (PNWU-COM), in March 2014, after having served as Interim Dean since September 2013. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Scandalis served as the immediate past dean of New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, having served in that capacity from 2006-12. Subsequent to that tenure as dean, he was the founding Chair of the Department of Sports Medicine, and the Executive Director of the NYIT Center for Sports Medicine and Performance Sciences.