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

  • Senior Lindsday Caprio stands at the podium at an event for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
    Human Science Senior Plans Career as Cancer Researcher, Physician

    Senior human science major Lindsay Caprio (NHS’19) has spent her undergraduate years building her skills in laboratory research. She hopes to enter a MD-PhD program upon graduation from Georgetown with the goal of being a pediatric oncologist and cancer researcher. She is an active volunteer and enjoys her work with Catholic Ministry on campus.

  • Artistic illustration of a student silhouette walking in front of the Med-Dent Building at Georgetown and onto a world map.
    Formation of a Global Caregiver

    Bernhard Liese, MD, DSc, MPH, chair of the Department of International Health, and program alumni Hannah Kelly (NHS’18) and Michael DeLuca (NHS’09, MS’15, M’16), MD, are featured in this new "Georgetown Medicine" magazine article, "Formation of a Global Caregiver: Learning Comes to Life Through Practical Experience in Global Health."

  • Georgetown professor Jennifer Huang Bouey on a crowded city street in China
    Health on the Move: Understanding People—and Disease—in Transit

    Social epidemiologist Jennifer Huang Bouey, PhD, the Susan H. Mayer Professor in Health Equity and associate professor of international health, is featured in the "Georgetown Medicine" magazine story, "Health on the Move: Understanding People—and Disease—in Transit."

  • A collage of photos from the 2018 Georgetown pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes in France.
    Georgetown Junior Nursing Majors Plan Second Lourdes Pilgrimage

    During summer break, Nicole Chen (NHS’20) and Rebecca Kazor (NHS’20), two junior nursing majors at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, participated in a religious pilgrimage to Lourdes, France. Now, the two are leading a fundraising effort to support 10 student participants in 2019.