• Jan LaRocque, pictured here, received a new federal grant to support her research.
    NIH Grant to Support DNA Research and Undergraduate Investigators
    August 3, 2018

    Geneticist Jan LaRocque, PhD, associate professor of human science, is principal investigator of a new grant from the National Institutes of Health, totaling approximately $465,000, to support her DNA research, as well as her mentorship of undergraduate student researchers in her laboratory.

  • St. Mary's Hall with crepe myrtle in bloom
    GU Achieves Center of Excellence Status from National League for Nursing
    July 24, 2018

    The School of Nursing & Health Studies, reflecting its deep commitment to the educational and professional development of graduate and undergraduate students, has achieved a significant new national designation as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing.

  • Professor Ella Heitzler received a new federal grant to support nursing faculty workforce.
    New Federal Grant to Support GU Students Aspiring to Be Faculty
    July 18, 2018

    Ella T. Heitzler, PhD, WHNP, FNP, RNC-OB, assistant professor of advanced nursing practice at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, is principal investigator of a new federal grant award to bolster the nation’s nursing faculty workforce.

  • Luci Baines Johnson speaks at the 2018 Commencement of the School of Nursing & Health Studies
    Johnson Asks ‘Heroic Generation’ to Use GU Degree to Lead in Health Care
    May 19, 2018

    Luci Baines Johnson (H’18) received the honorary degree and spoke at the School of Nursing & Health Studies' Commencement, which celebrated the graduation of 105 students who earned bachelor’s degrees, 371 students who received master’s degrees, and 12 students who received the doctor of nursing practice degree.

  • Luci Baines Johnson and Patricia Cloonan
    Luci Baines Johnson to Deliver NHS Commencement Address, Receive Honorary Degree
    May 4, 2018

    On May 19, Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and First Lady Lady Bird Johnson, will deliver the NHS Commencement address and receive an honorary degree. Johnson, who is founder of the LBJ Family Wealth Advisors, is a onetime Georgetown nursing student and longtime advocate for nursing, improving health, and providing educational opportunities.

  • Jessica Brumley, PhD, CNM, and Nichole “Nikki” Wardlaw, MSN, CNM
    Nurse-Midwifery Colleagues to Be Inducted as ACNM Fellows
    May 3, 2018

    Jessica Brumley, PhD, CNM, a preceptor, and Nichole “Nikki” Wardlaw, MSN, CNM, a clinical faculty advisor, will be inducted as fellows of the American College of Nurse-Midwives later this month.

  • Dr. Maria Jasin speaks at the Undergraduate Research Conference
    Marking its 15th Anniversary, Undergraduate Research Conference Thrives
    April 19, 2018

    The Undergraduate Research Conference began in 2003 and has featured nearly 850 poster presentations since its founding. This week, the 2018 conference included 80 student posters and a keynote address by Maria Jasin, PhD, a developmental biologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

  • Global health major Hana Burkly
    Global Health Major Excels in Leadership, Research, and the Boxing Ring
    April 12, 2018

    Hana Burkly (NHS’19, G’20) is majoring in global health. She has enjoyed the major and will earn her master’s degree in global health at Georgetown upon finishing her bachelor’s degree. Burkly enjoys academic research and editing, non-profit leadership, and competing (a title winner, in fact) in the boxing ring.

  • Dr. Melody Wilkinson directs the Family Nurse Practitioner Program.
    FNP Program Director Named AANP Fellow
    March 20, 2018

    Melody Wilkinson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, who directs the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, has been selected as a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

  • Dr. Mary Wakefield delivers the 2018 Values Based Lecture.
    VIDEO: Visiting GU Professor, Former HHS Official Delivers NHS Lecture
    March 19, 2018

    Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, visiting distinguished professor in the practice of health care at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, delivered the 2018 Values Based Lecture, which was planned by the school’s Committee on Mission and Values.