Faculty and Staff

  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • Clinical Instructor, Nursing

    Kathleen is a graduate from Long Island University and Columbia University, Teacher’s College in New York. Currently, she is a Clinical Instructor for the School of Nursing.
  • Shanti Chang

    Term Assistant Professor, Nursing

    Dr. Shanti Chang is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, and the Family Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinator. Chang's interests are pediatrics and underserved populations. Chang is responsible for developing a free vaccine program at the Fairfax County Public School Mason and Partners Clinic that has provided 1,000 immunizations to uninsured children registering for school since starting one year ago. Before coming to Mason, Chang worked full time in pediatric private practice.
  • VR and Simulation Coordinator
    Associate Professor

    School of Nursing

    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

    Traditional BSN Program Coordinator
    Assistant Professor, Nursing

    Dr. Davidson is an Assistant 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. Dr. Davidson has true passion and dedication to applying her clinical training and education to serving vulnerable populations.
  • Charlene Douglas

    Division Director, Undergraduate Programs, School of Nursing, Nursing
    Commonwealth Associate Professor, Nursing

    Dr. Douglas, Associate Professor of Nursing and Division Director, Undergraduate Programs, School of Nursing, focuses on the areas of community-based practice, access to care and cultural competence. Her contributions to general education include work the Educational Testing Service (ETS) where she was on the committee to write and test essay questions for the newly established writing component of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • Sharolyn Dugger

    Population Health Center, Clinical Social Worker, 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. She served in the non profit sector of children and families, child welfare and developmental disabilities. She was the Associate Director of Field Education for the University of Kansas prior to joining George Mason University.
  • K. Pierre Eklou
    Dr. Kossi Pierre Eklou is Assistant Professor for the School of Nursing in the College of Health and Human Services and a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He teaches various clinical, laboratory, didactic, and seminar courses across the undergraduate and graduate curriculums. Eklou’s education and research interests include psychiatric/mental health nursing, substance use disorders, and population health with a focus on the underserved. 
  • Victoria Garrison

    Physician and Term Assistant Professor, Nursing

    Victoria Garrison, MD, BC, completed her family practice residency training at Underwood Memorial Hospital at Thomas Jefferson University.