Nursing Faculty

  • May 25, 2022

    Congratulations to Ihara, Scafide, von Fricken, Weinstein, and Wojtusiak on their promotions and Guccione and Rome on being named Professors Emeriti. The College recognizes teaching excellence, leadership, dedication to research, and commitment to student success

  • May 10, 2021

    Two local awards from The Washington Post-American Nurses Association and the Washingtonian Magazine recognize Mason alumni nurses in the 2021 Star Nurses finalists and the 50 Notable Nurses list.

  • Thu, 04/15/2021 - 10:30

    Virginia Cronin, Adjunct Faculty member for the School of Nursing and instructor in the CHHS Simulation Center, received the "Teacher of Distinction" commendation from the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning.

  • Wed, 06/24/2020 - 08:33

    Dr. Marti Kubik has an 18-year history of extramural-funded research with a focus on youth and families and low-income and minority populations. Nationally recognized in the field of childhood obesity prevention, Dr. Kubik’s work has advanced understanding of the school food environment, contributing to school nutrition policy at state, national and international levels. Other research examined the role of school nursing in obesity prevention. New work piloted a trauma-informed, resilience-based multi-level intervention to reduce violence among urban youth. She has over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and is a past standing member of the NIH Community-Level Health Promotion Study Section.

  • Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:15

    Building on over 40 years of nursing practice and research experience, Dr. Kathi Huddleston’s research interest has focused on improving health outcomes for children. She has conducted research in the intensive care areas and the community health arena. Her interests range from genomics to the microbiome, from neurodevelopment assessment to pediatric obesity.

  • Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:48

    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.

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:27

    Katherine (“Kat”) Scafide is a tenured Associate Professor, forensic nurse and scientist in the School of Nursing. Her research primarily focuses on advancing equity in the medical identification and forensic documentation of injuries, particularly for patients of color, through innovative use of technology. She has received several federal awards to support these efforts.

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:27

    Oetjen’s educational interests include nursing leadership, advancing the role of nurses in health care, and quality care of children and adolescents.  She is an expert on pediatric care where most of her career has been focused on improving quality care and removing barriers to access for vulnerable and uninsured children. 

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:27

    As a doctorally trained and credentialed Family Nurse Practitioner, Dr. Sutter serves as the Director of a network of eight Academic Nurse-managed community clinics. Dr. Sutter has a history of extensive successful community collaborations on a variety of multidisciplinary implementation programs and research studies.

  • Tue, 10/20/2015 - 19:27

    Dr. Caroline Sutter is nationally recognized for her work implementing and evaluating models of community healthcare access and system navigation to improve care and promote collaboration between public health, public safety and health to ensure that evidence-based treatment is available for at risk and marginalized individuals, families, communities and populations.