K. Pierre Eklou, DNP

K. Pierre Eklou

Contact Information

Email: keklou@gmu.edu
Phone: (703) 993-6615
Building: Peterson Hall, Room 3009

Personal Websites


Dr. Kossi Pierre Eklou is an Assistant Professor for the School of Nursing in the College of Public Health and a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He teaches various clinical, laboratory, didactic, and seminar courses across the undergraduate and graduate curriculums. Eklou’s education and research interests include psychiatric/mental health nursing, substance use disorders, and population health with a focus on the underserved. 

Born in Togo (West Africa), Eklou has a particular interest in mental health care and education of those living in Sub-Saharan Africa. Before starting his academic career and joining Mason, Eklou has worked primarily in direct patient care and has held various nursing roles. His most recent experience includes practicing as inpatient and outpatient psychiatric/mental nurse practitioner.

Unversity Service

  • Member, School of Nursing Curriculum Communittee, 2020–2022
  • Member, School of Nursing Undergraduate Council, 2021–Present
  • Member, School of Nursing Graduate Council, 2021–Present
  • Member, School of Nursing Faculty Organization, 2020–Present

Professional Affiliations/Memberships


  • DNP, Nursing, George Mason University
  • BSN, Nursing, George Mason University
  • ADN, Nursing, Northern Virginia Community College
  • ADN, General Studies, Northern Virginia Community College