Assistant Professor, NursingDr. 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.
Director, Area Health Education Center at Mason, NursingMs. 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.
Associate Professor, NursingDr. 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.
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College of Public HealthBethany 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.
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Associate Professor, NursingDr. 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.
Assistant Professor, NursingDr. 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.
Population Health Center, Clinical Social Worker, NursingSharolyn 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.
Director of Clinical Operations NursingDr. Kenneth Frese is Director of Clinical Operations in the School of Nursing. Frese’s research and quality improvement interests are in patient safety, expanding healthcare access, new nurse preparedness and professional identity. Before coming to Mason, Frese was a clinical nurse for 31 years, spanning roles from Practical Nurse to Clinical Nurse Specialist. His experience includes 27 years with Inova primarily in Critical Care, and he has led and collaborated on multiple successful facility and system-wide QI projects.