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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.