CHHS Patriots Rise to the Occasion

Celebrating the Community Impact of Our Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff, and Partners

Even in the face of a pandemic, Patriots rise to the occasion. Members of the College community are helping fight COVID-19 in many ways--including clinical care; research; public health education and outreach; and community assistance. The actions of our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and partners have an impact here in the region and beyond.  Share your COVID-19 stories with us

Peter Bizon

Peter Bizon (DNP ’20) signed up to volunteer at the Loudoun County Health Department as soon as its call center opened to address residents’ questions about COVID-19.


In addition to finishing her final semester of classes and working as an LPN in a pediatric office, Archana volunteers in the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) call center in Prince William County. Learn more.

Sharon Lamberton

“The pharmaceutical industry is the hope and future for eradicating this virus. There is no way we would have promising vaccine candidates in trial this quickly if we had not invested in a robust pipeline for the past decade," says alumna Sharon Brigner Lamberton.  Read more.

Kelly Williams

For Kelly Williams (BS Community Health ’20), the COVID-19 outbreak has been an opportunity to help families in need by directly applying what she learned during her time at Mason’s College of Health and Human Services. Read more.

Kendall Barrett

As COVID-19 began to place vulnerable communities at risk, Kendall Barrett (Master of Social Work ’21), a long-time quilter, decided to use her skills to improve others’ lives. Learn more.

MAP Nurses

MAP Clinic faculty, staff, and students deliver COVID-19 screening and testing. Read more.