Faculty and Staff

  • Headshot of Amanda Brooks

    Assistant Professor, Nursing 

    Dr. Amanda Brooks is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and serving as a provider in the Manassas MAP clinic. 
  • Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

    Dr. Natalie Brooks, an Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing in the College of Public Health, is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
  • Karen Brown

    Director, Area Health Education Center at Mason, Nursing

    Ms. Karen Brown is the Director for the Northern Virginia Area Health Education Center (AHEC) at George Mason. She has over a decade experience in community and public health, working for regional teen tobacco prevention programs in eastern North Carolina, in addition to her years as a program coordinator and director with Texas AHEC.
  • Assistant Professor, Nursing

    Dr. Chang taught as a nursing instructor for all core courses in the nursing curriculum in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. She is a graduate from Long Island University, Columbia University, Teacher’s College in New York, and George Mason University.
  • Shanti Chang

    Associate Professor, Nursing


    Dr. Shanti Chang is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and the Family Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology DNP Program Director. Chang's interests are pediatrics and underserved populations.
  • Chief Innovation Officer for Immersive Technologies
    Associate Professor

    College of Public Health

    Bethany Cieslowski is the Simulation Coordinator for the George Mason University School of Nursing. She earned her BSN from the University of Virginia, MA from Columbia University’s Department of Biomedical (Nursing) Informatics and DNP at the Duke University School of Nursing. 
  • Tracy Davidson

    Accelerated BSN Program Coordinator
    Associate Professor, Nursing

    Dr. Davidson is an Associate Professor with School of Nursing with over 20 years of experience in an array of healthcare settings. She has a robust education that encompasses both clinical nursing practices and community public health.
  • Headshot of James DeMarco

    Assistant Professor, Nursing 

    Dr. James “Jimmy” DeMarco is an assistant professor in the School of Nursing. His research interest included improving mental health outcomes through the use of nursing involvement and empowerment.
  • Sharolyn Dugger

    Director of Social Work Services, Mason and Partners (MAP) Clinics, School of Nursing

    Sharolyn Dugger joined the GMU Social Work faculty in 2015 as the Field Education Director. She received her MSW from the University of Kansas and practiced community social work for 13 years.
  • K. Pierre Eklou

    Assistant Professor
    DNP Program Director
    PMHNP Program Coordinator

    Dr. Kossi Pierre Eklou is an Assistant Professor for the School of Nursing in the College of Public Health and a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Clinical Instructor Roster

Updated 4.16.2024



Highest Degree

Alissa Wong DNP, RN, FNP-C DNP
Amanda Higgins BSN, RN BSN
Amanda Stanley MSN, RN MSN
Amy Joyner MSN, RN MSN
Angela Cronan MSN, RN MSN
Angela Wallace DNP, NNP-BC DNP
Angela Wallace DNP, NNP-BC DNP
Angelica Claire Ante BSN, RN, RNC-MNN BSN
Ashley Frese DNP, RN, ANP-BC DNP
Brenda Wells DNP, RN, CCRN DNP
Carey Yarbrough MSN, RN MSN
Claire Foster BSN, RN BSN
Cordellia Bright PhD, RN, MHA, PMH-BC PhD in Nursing
Cristin Schilli MSN, RN MSN
Danielle Thompson BSN, RN, CEN, TCRN BSN
Debra Small DNP, RN, FNP DNP
Dianne Mickens MSN, RN MSN
Dominique Qoraichi MSN, BSN, RN MSN
Elizabeth Gately MSN, RN, PCCN MSN
Ermilinda Tisak DNP, RN, NPD-BC DNP
Holly Horton BSN, RN BSN
Hong An Nguyen DNP, RN, FNP-BC, C-EFM DNP
Huma Hussain DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C DNP
Hunter Willis BSN, RN BSN
Jennifer Dennison DNP, RN, FNP-BC, NP-C MSN
Jessica Thompkins BSN, RN, CPN PhD Nursing
Joanne Broomer MSN, RN, FNP, AG-ACNP, ENP MSN
Julie Oglesby MSN, RN, FNP MSN
Karleny Beltran Alvarado DNP, RN, FNP-BC DNP
Kathleen Beigh DNP, RN, ANP-BC MSN
Kathleen Marcinek BSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P BSN
Khalilah McCants DNP, MSN, RN-BC, FNP(c) DNP
Lauren Blair BSN, RN, CCRN BSN
Laurie Darr MSN, RN MSN
Linda Ryan-Nicklas MSN, RN MSN
Lori Borg PhD, RN PhD in Nursing
Mariya Babu MSN, RN MSN
Nicole Jones MSN, RN, PMHNP MSN
Patricia Molseed BSN, RN, CEN BSN
Robert Graves (Graves III) BSN, RN BSN
Robin Nasi MSN, RN MSN
Rowen Diano II BSN, RN BSN
Samone Ighofose MSN, APRN, FNP-C MSN
Shana Gliem DNP, RN, FNP DNP
Sharon Kekoler DNP, MSN, RN DNP
Stacey Clifford MSN, APRN, FNP MSN
Susan Bowers MSN, RN, NNP MSN
Tamaro Hanna (Tatum) DNP, RN DNP
Traci Sparrow DNP, RN, PMHNP DNP
Virginia Cronin MBA, MSN, RN, CHSE MSN
Wilma Hogan MSN, RN, RNC-OB MSN
Yusuf Enum MSN, RN, PMH-BC MSN