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  • An April 2017 panel discussion at Georgetown University focused on: "Justice in America for Native Americans."
    Panel: "Justice in America for Native Americans"
    July 18, 2017

    Under the leadership of Bette Jacobs, PhD, professor of health systems administration, the Health Law Initiative hosted the recent panel discussion, "Justice in America for Native Americans."

  • Dr. Rebecca Katz speaks at a discussion on the World Health Organization on Capitol Hill.
    GU Global Health Expert Discusses Importance of WHO on Capitol Hill
    June 27, 2017

    Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH, associate professor of international health at NHS and co-director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at GUMC, discussed the World Health Organization at the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

  • Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy
    Former EPA Leader Speaks to Nurses at Climate Change Event
    June 13, 2017

    Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy delivered an opening address, via live-streaming video, at an event the school’s Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment co-hosted on climate change, health, and nursing. Pictured here, McCarthy speaks at a 2014 event on campus.

  • James Shelton delivered the Commencement address.
    Class of 2017 Celebrates Achievements During Commencement Weekend
    May 20, 2017

    The School of Nursing & Health Studies’ Class of 2017 included graduates from its bachelor’s and master’s programs, as well as the first-ever graduates of its doctoral program. James H. Shelton III (H'17), MBA, MA, president of Chan Zuckerberg Education, received the honorary degree and delivered the Commencement address.

  • Human science alumnus Dr. David Fajgenbaum
    Convocation Speaker is Alumnus Who Battles Disease He Researches
    May 15, 2017

    Human science alumnus David Fajgenbaum (NHS’07), MD, MSc, MBA, a medical researcher and social entrepreneur in search of a cure for the rare disease he has, will share lessons of resilience and focus with the undergraduate Class of 2017 at Senior Convocation as Georgetown kicks off 2017 Commencement Weekend, May 18-21

  • Anthony Jourdan, graduating human science major
    Human Science Senior Recognized for Excellent Academic Achievement
    May 11, 2017

    Anthony Jourdan (NHS’17), originally from New York, will be graduating later this month. He recently received the Black Student Alliance Visions of Excellence Award for Male Academic Achievement.

  • Graphic for National Nurses Week 2017
    Happy National Nurses Week 2017!
    May 5, 2017

    To celebrate Georgetown nursing and National Nurses Week, the School of Nursing & Health Studies asked alumni of its nursing programs to reflect on what their education has meant to them.

  • Graduating senior Allyn Rosenberger
    Video: Georgetown Senior ‘Profoundly Changed’ By Hilltop Experience
    April 25, 2017

    Allyn Rosenberger (NHS’17), a health care management & policy major, will enter Stanford Law School in the fall. She spoke with admitted students about Georgetown and its focus on justice.

  • January 1-March 31, 2017 Research Graphic
    NHS Scholarship Spotlight: January 1-March 31, 2017
    April 24, 2017

    Faculty members at the School of Nursing & Health Studies have published on a range of topics in a variety of academic publications.

  • Richard W. Childs
    Alumnus, Physician Leader Keynotes Undergraduate Research Conference
    April 21, 2017

    The Department of Human Science has hosted the Undergraduate Research Conference since 2003. On April 20, Rear Adm. Richard W. Childs (C’87, M’91), MD, of the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Public Health Service, keynoted the event, which featured 75 research posters.