Founded in 1903, the School of Nursing & Health Studies houses dynamic degree programs in the health sciences and aims to promote health equity and improve population health locally, nationally, and globally.

Guided by its Mission, Vision, and Values, the school offers academic programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels. Our faculty comprises seasoned practitioners, researchers, scholars, and teachers. Our graduates are leaders and work in academe, the government and the military, and health systems and community-based organizations, to name a few areas.

Students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program celebrate at Commencement 2018

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St. Mary's Hall's west entrance surrounded by blossoming cherry trees

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The School of Nursing & Health Studies is located in St. Mary's Hall on Georgetown University's campus. The address is 3700 Reservoir Road, NW.

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Members of the Nursing Class of 1968 at Reunion


Graduates of the School of Nursing & Health Studies, like the nursing Class of 1968 pictured above at the 50th Reunion, form a lifelong connection with the school and the university.

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Recent News

  • Students and faculty review posters at the Undergraduate Research Conference.
    Students Share Projects at Undergraduate Research Conference

    More than 70 undergraduate research projects were on display April 16 at the Undergraduate Research Conference, planned annually by the Department of Human Science. Since the conference’s founding in 2003, about 920 student projects have been presented. The first event included 10 posters, and this year’s featured 72 from schools around the region.

  • Dr. Jennifer Huang Bouey delivers the 2019 Values Based Lecture.
    Mayer Professor in Health Equity Delivers 2019 Values Based Lecture

    Jennifer Huang Bouey, PhD, MPH, MBBS, the Susan H. Mayer Professor in Health Equity and a tenured associate professor of international health at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, delivered the 2019 Values Based Lecture, planned by the NHS Committee on Mission and Values. She spoke on, “Journey of a Social Epidemiologist: Facts and Myths about Immigrant Health.”

  • Emily Graul, a junior global health major, in Mexico
    Alternative Spring Break Experience Provokes Reflection, Introspection for NHS Student

    As one of the immersion leaders in an alternative breaks program through the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service, Emily Graul (NHS'20), a global health major, not only helped plan programming activities for her peers before and after their trip to Oaxaca, Mexico, but also worked with CSJ staff to ensure the trip’s themes and learning goals were integrated into their daily activities.

  • Mary Jo Kramer, Nadeen Hussain, and Victor Wang at Match Day
    NHS Alumni at the School of Medicine Celebrate Match Day

    School of Nursing & Health Studies graduates MaryJo Kramer (NHS’14, M’19), Nadeen Hussain (NHS’15, M’19), and Victor Wang (NHS’15, M’19) all participated in this year’s Match Day celebration at the School of Medicine.