Staff List

  • Director of Academic Administration, CHHS

    Wayne Adams is the Senior Academic Affairs Coordinator for the College of Health and Human Services. He is a proud alumnus of Mason, earning his master’s degree in higher education in 2016. His primary role is to support the vision of the College of Health and Human Services through curriculum management, academic course scheduling, and accreditation.
  • Marketing, Communication, and Graphic Design Coordinator, CHHS

    As a Marketing, Communication, and Graphic Design Coordinator, Emma Anderson manages many of the graphic design and photography campaigns for the College. In this role, she strives to make health visible in new, creative ways through the promotion of health research, student engagement, and diversity awareness. In 2020, she received a BA in Arts and Visual Technology with a concentration in Graphic Design from George Mason University.
  • IT specialist Rene Ayala headshot

    Information Technology Specialist level II and Linux Systems Administrator, CHHS

    Rene has over 18 years of experience working in Information technology in healthcare education, K-12, higher ed, publication, and corporate law. Rene is completing his undergrad in technology at New Mexico State and will attend George Mason to complete his master’s. He is CompTIA A+, and JAMF certified. Rene provides technology support (applications, databases, software, hardware, servers, desktops, and laptop devices) to CHHS Population Health Clinic (PHC), Center for Discovery Science and Health Informatics (DSHI), faculty, staff, and students. 
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    Communications Coordinator, HAP

    Isela Caballero is the Communications Coordinator of the Department of Health Administration and Policy. In her role, Isela supports external communications, event and meeting management, social media, and office operations.
  • Marketing, Communication, and Graphic Design Coordinator, CHHS

    Mr. Cantrell is a Marketing, Communication, and Graphic Design Coordinator for the College of Health and Human Services. He has a passion for professional writing and is particularly interested in developing engaging, inclusive social media campaigns. Prior to joining the College, he served as the Outreach and Media Specialist for Mason’s Counseling and Psychological Services.
  • Academic Program Coordinator, Public Health

    Isaac Chomitz is an Academic Program Coordinator in the Department of Global and Community Health. Chomitz is focused on advancing the PhD program and providing graduate students the resources they need to become leaders in public health science. Prior to coming to Mason, he worked in private and state laboratories as a microbiologist and molecular biologist.
  • Associate Director of Development, CHHS

    Emily is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and the Associate Director of Development at the College of Health and Human Services. In her role, Emily focuses primarily on securing resources for the College through annual giving, alumni engagement, and donor communications. Prior to joining the CHHS team in 2016, Emily worked for the Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law as the Development Assistant. A proud Mason alumnus, Emily earned her bachelor’s degree in 2014.
  • Mary Cunningham

    Associate Director of Marketing and Communications, CHHS

    Mary Cunningham is the associate director of marketing and communications for the College. She loves supporting the College and its faculty by promoting faculty research and spotlighting faculty, student, and alumni achievements in various online channels. Growing up in Fairfax, Mary is thrilled to be a part of the wonderful Mason community that she has seen thrive over the years.
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    Student Affairs Coordinator, CHHS

    Alma Detten, MPH, supports the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) by processing academic actions, creating and disseminating general updates on academic policies, and triaging student advising needs. In her role, Alma also manages the OSA office, budget, and supports CHHS special events. Alma comes from a Public Health background with 10+ years of experience in customer service and administrative duties.
  • Academic Advisor, Office of Student Affairs 

    Julio Diaz is an Academic Advisor for undergraduate students in the College of Health and Human Services.