Norma L. Austin MBA-HCM, BSN, CEN, CPEN, has been named the new assistant director of nursing. Austin came to the Health Department in Oct. 2020 as the COVID-19 manager. She earned her associate degree in nursing from Catonsville Community College, her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Master of Health Care Management and Master of Business Administration from Baker College. She is a lifetime member of ENA-Emergency Nurses Association and board certified in both emergency and pediatric emergency nursing. She has more than 33 years of experience and leadership in emergency services, forensics, respiratory care, home health and sleep center operations with Carroll Hospital, Frederick Health and Wellspan Health.