Marquita Norman Hicks
Assistant Dean, Student Inclusion and Diversity Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Dr. Marquita Stephanie Norman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and she serves as the Assistant Dean for Student Inclusion and Diversity at Wake Forest School of Medicine. She was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and completed her undergraduate education at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. She attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed her internship at Howard University and residency training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Norman previously served as the Director of Community Engagement in the Office for Diversity and Inclusion-Student Affairs at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) where she was responsible for diversity pipeline programming. Additionally, she completed her MBA from the Collat School of Business at UAB. Dr. Norman’s professional and community interests include communication skills, diversity education, pre-health education and healthcare disparities. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her young son.