The School of Nursing & Health Studies is a vibrant learning community. This news section features the achievements of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Shreya Arora (NHS’24) in an outdoor photograph with buildings in the skyline behind her.

Global Health Sophomore Seeks to Improve Women’s Health in Rural India

July 26th, 2021

Global health major Shreya Arora (NHS’24) founded and leads a group seeking to improve health for women in rural India. She says the major is “the perfect fit for me” and values “the tight-knit community of the NHS.” Her future plans include an MPH and medical school and continued work nationally and globally on public health issues. “While my plans are not yet set, I’m excited to see where my Georgetown global health education takes me.”

A photo collage of Kristina Balandan (G’21), in clinical attire, and Juliette Carr (G’21), in an outdoor setting

Family Nurse Practitioner Students Receive AANP Scholarships

July 22nd, 2021

Kristina Balandan (G’21) and Juliette Carr (G’21), students in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, are two of seventeen master’s-level students to receive scholarships from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Health Care Management & Policy Major Focuses on Intersection of Health and Advocacy

July 19th, 2021

During her first year as a Georgetown student, Melody Emenyonu (NHS’24) worked to immerse herself in a sense of community virtually given the COVID-19 pandemic. “Georgetown overall has a lot of opportunities,” she said. “Even despite the circumstances of my first year, I was able to find community and make friends.”

A collage of photos from the Olympic Trials featuring Rachel Schneider in track uniform smiling, crossing the finish line, and standing with other medalists

Georgetown Double Alumna to Run on Team USA in 2021 Olympics

July 14th, 2021

Double alumna Rachel Schneider (NHS’13, S’15) will compete at the Olympics in Tokyo after qualifying for Team USA during the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in June. At Georgetown, Schneider majored in human science at NHS, minored in philosophy in the College, and earned a master’s degree in sports industry management at SCS.

Distinguished Behavioral Epidemiologist Becomes Chair of International Health Department

July 12th, 2021

Dr. Jennifer Huang Bouey, a distinguished behavioral epidemiologist who has been on Georgetown’s faculty for 16 years, is the new chair of the Department of International Health at the School of Nursing & Health Studies. “I am looking forward to working with all faculty, staff, and students at NHS,” said Bouey, who succeeds longtime chair Dr. Bernhard Liese, who will remain on the department’s faculty.

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