Faculty and Staff

  • Professor, HAP

  • Adjunct Faculty, Public Health

    Lisa Alexander is an adjunct professor in the Department of Global and Community Health at George Mason University. Her primary research interest is determining how to ask good questions in social science research, closely followed by how to competently handle and present information gathered by the good questions. Before becoming a professor at Mason, Alexander completed clinical doctoral training at the National Institutes of Health and Baylor College of Medicine.  
  • Kelly Beckwith

    MPH Program Coordinator, Public Health

    Ms. Kelly Beckwith is the MPH Program Coordinator in the Department of Global and Community Health. Beckwith is passionate about making sure all graduate students have an excellent experience from their time as a prospective student through (and beyond) graduation. Before coming to Mason, Beckwith was a public health practitioner in the field of school health.
  • Associate Professor, Public Health

  • Karen Brown

    Director, Area Health Education Center at Mason, Nursing

  • Suzanne Carmack

    Term Assistant Professor, Public Health

  • Term Assistant Professor, Public Health

  • Lawrence Cheskin

    Chair, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, Nutrition

    Dr. Cheskin is Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies, Co-Principal Investigator of the Mason Cohort: Health Starts Here study, and Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  He received his medical degree from Dartmouth, and postdoctoral training at Yale-New Haven Hospital.  
  • Assistant Professor, Public Health

    Helen Chin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Global and Community Health. Her research interests are centered around investigating factors that adversely affect the reproductive health of women and girls, as well as their offspring. Her current focus is studying how endocrine disrupting exposures affect ovarian development and function. 
  • Adjunct Faculty, Public Health