CHHS Faculty

  • Tue, 09/05/2023 - 16:25

    Dr. Amy Preston Page is Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work. Page’s research interests are military spouses and families, behavioral health education, and children’s behavioral health. Page’s combination of practice and research experience provides her with a unique perspective on the experiences of military spouses and families. Before coming to Mason, Page was an adjunct instructor with the OnlineMSW Program at Fordham University and a part-time lecturer with the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice. Prior to that she worked for several years providing direct services to children and families in a range of settings.

  • Tue, 09/05/2023 - 15:59

    Dr. Sang Daniel Choi, Ph.D., MPH, MS, CSP, CPE is Professor in the Department of Global and Community Health at George Mason University. Choi’s research interests are environmental and occupational health and safety, human factors & ergonomics, total workers health, fall prevention (older adults), and prevention through design (PtD). Choi is a nationally and internationally recognized with extensive knowledge and experience in the occupational and environmental health (OEH) and industrial-community health & safety. Before coming to Mason, Choi was OSH specialist for DHHS CDC/NIOSH Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Mobility Program, and Professor in the Department of Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health (OESH) at the University of Wisconsin. Choi is a U.S. Board Certified Safety Professional (BCSP), and U.S. Board Certified Professional Ergonomist (BCPE).

  • Tue, 09/05/2023 - 12:50

    Dr. Li-Mei Chen is Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work since Fall 2023. Chen’s teaching and research focuses on dementia and aging, productive aging, intersectionality and role of lifecourse in older ethnic minorities, community gerontology, and social policy. She teaches BSW SOCW 312 Knowledge Building for Helping Professionals.

  • Tue, 09/05/2023 - 12:27

    Dr. Jacqueline Guevara is a native of Washington DC, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both Virginia and DC, and has been in the social work field for over 13 years. She has extensive experience working in various agencies within child welfare (including Child Protective Services, Preservation Services, and Foster Care), school social work, juvenile court, and community mental health. Her areas of research and interest include racial inequity, stigma in the LatinX community including the impact of machismo and marianismo, juvenile justice, trauma/PTSD, and cultural stress.

  • August 11, 2023

    Alison Cuellar will continue to advance the College’s research strategy and implementation efforts as our Associate Dean of Research. Since her appointment as interim Associate Dean in March 2023, Dr. Cuellar has moved quickly to help faculty expand their research capacity and support early-career and new faculty. 

  • March 15, 2023

    Leading health policy researcher to advance the research function in the College  

  • March 13, 2023

    Debora Goldberg, associate professor in Mason’s College of Public Health, is a leading expert on resiliency and well-being in the health care workforce. 

  • March 7, 2023

    A new study from Assistant Professor Melissa Villodas shows that connectedness is a protective factor against declining mental health.   

  • February 27, 2023

    Alison Evans Cuellar, professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy, was appointed to the Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Children and Youth through Health Care System Transformation committee.

  • Fri, 01/13/2023 - 16:46

    Dr. Yanika Kowitlawakul is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and has been involved in teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Kowitlawakul’s research interests are educational technology and patient safety.