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

  • Graphic image with scholarship related words like global health, science, health care, disparities, health policy, research
    NHS Scholarship Spotlight: June to December 2018

    Faculty members at the School of Nursing & Health Studies regularly publish, sometimes with students and alumni, on a range of topics. They were invited to submit information for this update—covering June to December 2018.

  • Dr. Cindy Farley is an associate professor in the nurse-midwifery and women's health NP programs.
    GU Nurse-Midwifery Professor to Spend Fall Semester at Campion Hall in Oxford

    Cindy L. Farley, PhD, CNM, FACNM, an associate professor in the Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Programs, will be spending the fall 2019 semester in Oxford researching midwifery care in the United Kingdom. This residency program at Campion Hall, which is the Jesuit hall of the University of Oxford, is sponsored by Georgetown’s Office of the President and coordinated by the Office of the Vice President for Global Engagement.

  • Student Hope Galvin speaks at the Nurse Anesthesia Program Completion Ceremony
    Twenty-One Students Complete Master’s-Level Nurse Anesthesia Program

    A special ceremony celebrating 21 students who completed the Nurse Anesthesia Program also marked two other significant milestones: the retirement of the program’s founding director Donna Jasinski, PhD, CRNA, and the last graduating class of the master’s-level program, which now operates at the doctoral level.

  • Georgetown faculty members pose together with midwives and health care workers in Liberia
    Georgetown Team Finds Richness in Collaboration with Jesuit Clinic in Liberia

    With a grant from the Office of Global Engagement, a team from Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies conducted a workshop for local midwives and health care workers in Liberia.