Faculty & Staff
Dr. Brenda Mason is a tenured faculty member at Alderson Broaddus University and holds the rank of Associate Professor of Nursing. Her primary responsibilities at Alderson Broaddus University include teaching Medical-Surgical Nursing, Transitions to Professional Nursing, and Critical Thinking and Test Taking Strategies. She has over 15 years of teaching experience, and has been at AB University since 2004.
Mason earned her Bachelor of Science degreee in Nursing (BSN) at Alderson Broaddus University in 1992. She went on to West Virginia University to obtain a Master of Science degree (MSN) in 1999. She is currently working on her PhD in Natural Health. While a student at Alderson Broaddus University, Mason was a member of the Lady Battlers basketball team.
Mason maintains her nursing expertise working part-time as a board-certified family nurse practitioner in the Hospice Care Regional Inpatient Center in Elkins, WV. She is an advisor to the AB nursing student organization, Alpha-Beta Nu. She is also a member of the following professional organizations: American Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, National Student Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, WV Nurses Association, and WVNA District 4/7.
An active member in her home community, Dr. Mason serves as a board member for the Tucker County Career and Advisory Committee for the Health Occupation Program at Tucker County High School, and as a board member for the Tucker County Little League Basketball Association. She is well-known in the Tucker County School Systems and surrounding community for her work with the Tucker County Health Department for providing information on ways to prevent and decrease the transmission of mosquito-borne illnesses.
Dr. Mason’s courses include: Transitions to Professional Nursing LPN-BSN (NURS 204.95), Nursing Care of Adults II – Coordinator (NURS 325 and 325.95), Critical Thinking and Test Taking Skills (NURS 390), and Leading and Managing in the Health System – Clinical Component (NURS 416).