News

  • Robert McDonald and Sloane Gibson
    VA Event at Georgetown Features Veterans Affairs Leaders
    January 10, 2017

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A. McDonald and Deputy Secretary Sloan D. Gibson spoke at a two-day quarterly meeting of MyVA, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the School of Nursing & Health Studies.

  • Nurse Anesthesia Program Class of 2016
    Master’s-Level Students Complete Nurse Anesthesia Program
    December 12, 2016

    Nearly 50 master’s-level students completed the Nurse Anesthesia Program at the School of Nursing & Health Studies this semester. School and program leadership gathered with students and their families in Gaston Hall to celebrate the accomplishment.

  • Ben Johnson
    Senior Competed as a Rhodes Finalist, Plans to Attend Medical School
    December 2, 2016

    Benjamin Johnson (NHS’17), a human science major at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, was among the 230 finalists this year for the prestigious Rhodes scholarship. The senior from Washington state plans to attend medical school next year.

  • Consortium
    GU Hosts Nursing Research Consortium Doctoral Conference
    November 21, 2016

    On November 17, the School of Nursing & Health Studies hosted the Washington Regional Nursing Consortium’s seventh annual Doctoral Student Research Conference where doctoral students from the area had the opportunity to present their projects.

  • Colleen Norton
    NHS Faculty, Students Among Those Recognized at GUMC Convocation
    November 21, 2016

    Faculty and students at the School of Nursing & Health Studies earned awards at Georgetown University Medical Center’s ninth annual Convocation, held this year on November 17.

  • ACNP
    Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program Celebrates 20 Years
    November 16, 2016

    The Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Since 1996, the year the first two students completed the program, close to 300 individuals have graduated. There are more than 90 current students in 42 U.S. states.

  • Justin Stoltzfus
    FNP Alumnus Works to Improve Health of Migrant Farm Workers
    November 11, 2016

    Justin Stoltzfus (G’14), MS, RN, FNP, graduated from the online Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the School of Nursing & Health Studies. He is using his Georgetown education to advance health and well-being for his patients – most of whom are migrant farm workers – at a federally qualified health center in Washington state.

  • John Davis
    Senior Contributes to Health Disparities Report, Aims to Be Hospital Administrator
    November 7, 2016

    Senior John Davis (NHS’17), a health care management & policy major, served as project manager for the recent school-developed report, “The Health of the African American Community in the District of Columbia: Disparities and Recommendations.”

  • Ryan Hursey
    Junior Plans for Nursing Career, Enjoys Time on Men’s Lacrosse Team
    November 4, 2016

    Ryan Hursey (NHS’18), a nursing major and student-athlete, says his experience at Georgetown is preparing him to work with patients and to manage his time effectively. He values the school’s community feel and focus on cura personalis, or care for the whole person.

  • Mark Debettencourt
    Global Health Junior Enjoys Major’s Multidisciplinary Approach
    October 31, 2016

    Junior Mark Debettencourt (NHS’18) is a global health major who currently serves as vice president of operations for GERMS, a “volunteer and student-run emergency ambulance service.”