About GMU Research

George Mason University’s experienced health services researchers have been an integral part of national and state-level health workforce studies for more than a decade. More recently, the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation asked Mason to develop a program evaluation of their signature initiative, Claude Moore Scholars Program, to expand Career and Technical Education programs in health sciences. The research includes and state-wide health workforce analysis to support the Foundations strategic initiative to deploy the Scholars program across the commonwealth.

The mission of George Mason University health workforce team is to provide information that informs health workforce planners, both public and private, and economic development initiatives across the commonwealth of Virginia. The research supports decision-makers at local, regional, and state levels and in multiple sectors of the health industry, government, and education. The aim of this research is to assist health, professional, and educational organizations, and other stakeholders to understand issues related to the supply, demand, distribution, and use of health workers.


PJ Maddox, EdD, MSN, RN
Professor and Chair, Department of Health Administration and Policy

Janusz Wojtusiak, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Health Administration and Policy
Director, Center for Discover Science and Health Informatics

Tammie M.Jones, PhD(c), MHA, FACHE, CMPE
Research Manager, Department of Health Administration and Policy
Project Manager, Claude Moore Scholars Technical Evaluation System

Charlotte M. Lewis, DrPh, MPH, MCHES
Research Associate