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

  • Human Science senior Vanessa Lim
    Human Science Senior Plans to Continue Work to Support Refugee Communities

    Vanessa Lim (NHS’19) is a human science senior at the School of Nursing & Health Studies. She has used her time at Georgetown to co-lead a health, faith, and justice pre-orientation program for incoming undergraduates and, as a Millennium Fellow, to work with Afghan refugees.

  • Georgetown President John DeGioia and Tommy Kadar in Rome
    Health Care Management & Policy Major Sees Career as Orthodontist in Future

    Tommy Kadar (NHS’20) majors in health care management & policy. The junior, who is originally from Haddonfield, New Jersey, has been completing, in addition to his major, the pre-med curriculum with the goal of going to dental school and then specializing as an orthodontist.

  • Jonathan Picos with the Buenos Aires skyline behind him.
    Human Science Senior Focuses on Research, Working with Underserved Communities

    Human science senior Jonathan Picos (NHS’19) is planning a career as a physician. His interests in research and community service have been nurtured at Georgetown, particularly through participation in the Translational Health Science Internship and his co-leadership of the pre-orientation program CURA.

  • Brianne Nadeau presents Maria Gomez with a DC Council Resolution with reception attendees
    Dozens Gather to Thank Georgetown BSN Alumna for 30 Years of Mary’s Center

    Thirty years ago, Georgetown nursing alumna Maria S. Gomez (NHS’77), MPH, RN, founded Mary’s Center to provide needed prenatal care to women who had immigrated to the United States and were living in the District of Columbia. On Nov. 28, dozens of colleagues, faculty, students, alumni, and friends gathered in Riggs Library at a special reception to thank Gomez and mark the center’s 30th anniversary.