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  • Alumna Serves with AmeriCorps in Arizona, Named Primary Care Physician Scholar

    International health alumna Aileen Lee (NHS’16), who is serving with AmeriCorps VISTA in Arizona, has been awarded a Primary Care Physician Scholarship to attend the University of Arizona College of Medicine at Tucson. After medical school, in exchange for the full-tuition scholarship, Lee has committed to practicing primary care medicine in a rural or underserved area of Arizona.

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  • Georgetown Nursing Professor Named 2020 Health Disparities Institute Scholar

    Dr. Roxanne Mirabal-Beltran, assistant professor of professional nursing practice at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, has been named a 2020 Health Disparities Institute Scholar by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health.

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  • Two NHS Students Selected as Scholars by Pat Tillman Foundation

    Cassie Bronson (G’22), a student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and U.S. Navy veteran, and Safi Rauf (NHS’21), a human science major and U.S. Navy reservist, have been selected as scholars by the Pat Tillman Foundation, the organization announced today.

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  • $1M Gift Will Support Nursing Students Who Serve Geriatric and Vulnerable Populations

    Luci Baines Johnson (NHS’69, H’18)—daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson—and her husband, Ian Turpin, have made a $1M gift to the Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS). The Johnson/Turpin Fellows Endowed Fund supports scholarships for graduate students who have a demonstrated interest in serving adult and geriatric populations, along with other underserved communities.

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  • New Georgetown Report Highlights Health Disparities and Calls for Racial Equity in the District of Columbia

    Approximately three quarters of the deaths associated with COVID-19 in the nation’s capital have been among the African American community. A new Georgetown University report illuminates entrenched health disparities that explain one reason this is occurring. Dr. Christopher J. King, chair of the Department of Health Systems Administration at NHS, is lead author of “Health Disparities in the Black Community: An Imperative for Racial Equity in the District of Columbia.”

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  • BSN Alumna Leads Perioperative Services at MedStar Georgetown

    Georgetown BSN alumna Kathy (Rawlings) Mucci of the Class of 1985 is assistant vice president of perioperative services at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. She discusses her Georgetown education, her career path, and leading during the COVID-19 pandemic. About returning to Georgetown in 2019, she said, “I feel like I’ve come full circle, back home.”

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  • Now a Nurse Anesthetist, BSN Alumna Cares for Patients With COVID-19 in New Jersey

    After Georgetown, BSN alumna Kristen Reeve Quirk (NHS’12) went on to become a certified registered nurse anesthetist. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has been caring for patients in New Jersey.

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  • BSN Alumnae Work Together During COVID-19 Response

    Catherine Zolbrod Freeman (NHS’17) and Moira Redmond (NHS’17) have been working together to care for adult patients with COVID-19 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Freeman and Redmond usually practice as registered nurses with pediatric patients, but have refocused their work during the pandemic.

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  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Student Draws on Graduate Education During COVID-19 Response

    Rachael Crowe (DNP’20), a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) student at Georgetown, is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner in acute care at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. As a part of the hospital’s pandemic response, she has refocused her responsibilities and begun working in the COVID-19 Contact Tracing Center.

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  • Celebrating NHS #Hoyas2020

    Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies proudly celebrates the achievements of the Class of 2020! We have about 110 graduates from our bachelor’s programs in global health, health care management & policy, human science, and nursing; 320 graduates from our master’s programs in health systems administration and nursing, and 30 graduates with the doctor of nursing practice and the doctor of nurse anesthesia practice degrees.

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