Our People

We are passionate about improving the field of nursing and the well-being of the communities we serve. We work to foster an environment in which teams are welcoming, supportive and creative and we proudly bring together influential leaders in the nursing field to work to that end. 

To reach a staff member or departments, choose from the options below. Faculty contact information can be found in the faculty directory

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Arager, Kyla
DNP Program Associate
202-994-9684 | [email protected]

Brakefield, Katherine
Sr. Administrative Assistant
571-553-4350 | [email protected]

Echevarria, Mercedes
Assistant Dean for DNP Program
571-553-0274 | [email protected]

Hoffman, Janice
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
571-553-4194 | [email protected]

Jacklin, Melissa
MSN Program Associate
571-553-0197 | [email protected]

Le, Tina
Academic Affairs Manager
571-553-0211 | [email protected]

Ouellette, Janice
BSN Program Associate
571-553-0222 |  [email protected]

Rosser, LaToya
MSN Program Associate
202-994-9151 | [email protected]

Slaven-Lee, Pamela
Assistant Dean for MSN Program
571-553-6885 | [email protected]

Tebbenhoff, Billinda
Assistant Dean for BSN Program
571-553-0182 | [email protected]

General inquiries should be sent to [email protected] or 571-553-0138.

Bridges, Denise
Administrative Assistant
571-553-0045 | [email protected]

Cabrera, Kristen
Assistant Director of Admissions
571-553-8584 | [email protected]

Harner, Chloe
Academic Adviser
571-553-0063 | [email protected]

Hayes-Klosteridis, Jennifer
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
571-553-0266 | [email protected]

Parkin, Ottelia (Tilly)
Student Services Specialist
571-553-3581 | [email protected]

Pearce, Mary
Director of Student Services
571-553-0101 | [email protected]

Spatola, Anthony
Director of Enrollment Management
571-553-0266 | [email protected]

Tunkel, Ryan
Assistant Director of Admissions
571-553-0177 | [email protected]

General inquiries should be sent to [email protected].

Johnson, Jean
Executive Director
240-604-7380 | [email protected]

Mason, Diana
Senior Policy Service Professor
[email protected]

General and graduate student inquiries should be sent to [email protected]. BSN student inquiries should be sent to [email protected].

Anderson, Audrey
Contracts Coordinator
202-994-0680 | [email protected]

Johnson, Ashley
Clinical Placement Manager
202-994-5233 | [email protected]

Helvetius, Tamara
Clinical Placement Program Associate 
202-994-2045 | [email protected]

Johnson, Christina
Clinical Placement Program Associate
571-553-0227 | [email protected]

General inquiries should be sent to [email protected].

Brown, Marie
Senior Advisor to the Dean of Nursing
202-994-7367 | [email protected]

Pohl, Justin
Special Assistant to the Dean
202-994-8429 | [email protected]

Walker, Elizabeth
Executive Associate in the Office of the Dean
202-994-3725 | [email protected]

General inquiries should be sent to [email protected]. A list of faculty members can be found on the faculty directory.


Malliarakis, Kate
Interim Chair; Acute and Chronic Care Community
202-994-9659 | [email protected]

Law, Sydnae
Manager, Acute and Chronic Care Community
571-553-0139 | [email protected]

Birkman, Ashley
Coordinator, Acute and Chronic Care Community
202-994-0751 | [email protected]


Malliarakis, Kate
Chair; Policy, Populations and Systems Community
202-994-9659 | [email protected]

Ogundiran, Joke
Manager; Policy, Populations and Systems Community
202-994-8798 | [email protected]

Alston, Dianne
Coordinator; Policy, Populations and Systems Community
202-994-0175 | [email protected]

Mannix, Joshua
Coordinator; Policy, Populations and Systems Community 
571-553-0194 | [email protected]

General inquiries should be sent to [email protected].

Silwal, Srijana
Sr. Financial Analyst
202-994-6429 | [email protected]

Smith-Mu, Andrew
Financial Analyst
[email protected] | 202-994-0676

Quigley, Leo
Senior Research Associate
202-994-2069 |  [email protected]

Salsberg, Edward
Director of Health Workforce Studies
202-994-2049 | [email protected]

Shaw, Elizabeth (Betsy)
Human Resources Manager
571-553-1140 | [email protected]

Requests for GW Nursing website updates, marketing projects, photography and others should be submitted to http://nursing.gwu.edu/request.

Media requests should be sent to [email protected]. Advertising inquiries should be sent [email protected].

General GW Nursing marketing and communication inquiries should be sent to [email protected].

Biglari, David
Director of Marketing and Communications
202-994-6372 | [email protected]

Griffin, Dawn
Web Strategist
202-994-0940 | [email protected]

Julius, Erin
Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications
571-553-0225 | [email protected]

Rackets, Reese
Senior Communications Associate
571-553-3547 | [email protected]

Firoz, Shafiah
Sr. Instructional Designer
571-553-0116 | [email protected]

Gebara, Nikki
Sr. Instructional Designer
571-553-0387 | [email protected]

Liwosz, Miro
Director of Online Learning and Instructional Technology
571-553-3670 | [email protected]

Moy, Tiffany
Instructional Learning Coordinator
571-553-0051 | [email protected]

Mossinger, David
Instructional Technologist
571-553-1963 | [email protected]

Whitman, Katie
Multimedia Producer 
202-994-0209 | [email protected]

General inquiries should be sent to [email protected].

Mulloy, Evan
IT Service Management Associate
571-553-0163 | [email protected]

Velez, Joe
Director of Operations
202-994-5192 | [email protected]

Geiger-Brown, Jeanne
Associate Dean for Research
202-994-0498 | [email protected]

McNelis, Angela
Associate Dean for Scholarship, Innovation and Clinical Sciences
202-994-2066 | [email protected]

Romaine, Cortni
Research Program Associate
[email protected]

Bennett, Norah
Simulation Operations Technician
571-553-0037 |  [email protected]

Farina, Crystel
Director of Simulation and Innovation Learning Center
571-553-0115 | [email protected]

Melson, Rebecca
Simulation Operations Technician

Popelka, Shane 
Simulation Operations Technician
571-553-8545 | [email protected]

General inquiries should be sent to [email protected].

Johnson, Blair
Director of Ventures, Initiatives and Partnerships
[email protected]

Gregg, Sha'Lace
Program Manager, Ventures, Initiatives and Partnerships
571-553-3562 | [email protected]