- Oct-Dec 1978 (Creation)
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Dean Emeritus, Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto.
Norman Hughes earned his Bachelor of Pharmacy (PhmB) degree from the University of Toronto in 1929, a second Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from Purdue University in 1940, and a Master’s degree in physiology from the University of Toronto in 1944.
In 1938 Norman Hughes joined the teaching faculty of the Ontario College of Pharmacists, the body that provided pharmacy undergraduate education in Ontario until 1953. He served as assistant dean of the Ontario College of Pharmacists School from 1948 to 1950 and as dean of the School in 1952. He was instrumental in moving the BScPhm program from the College to the University of Toronto in 1953, at which time the Faculty of Pharmacy was created. He was the Faculty’s first dean and served in this position until his retirement in 1973