Dr. Chezem joined Safety, Emergency, and Enterprise Risk Management at George Mason University in October 2020 as the Medical Director, overseeing the COVID surveillance testing program and the COVID vaccination clinic. Additionally, she is the ordering provider for employee COVID diagnostic tests and provides medical oversight in various Occupational Health programs.
Prior to her work with SEERM and Employee Health and Wellbeing, Dr. Chezem worked at GMU’s Student Health Services providing care for students. She has worked in private practice as a primary care physician, urgent care, and hospital settings for newborns through all adult age ranges. Additionally, Dr. Chezem spent time working for the federal government providing care to United States Active Duty Army service members, their family members and retirees both while living abroad and in the U.S.
Dr. Chezem received her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at the University of Virginia. Following that, she attended the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia where she received her Medical Doctorate. She is board-certified in Family Medicine, a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice.