October 15, 2018
Global health major Madeline Leonard (NHS’19) is in Tanzania this semester, where she is taking part in the Department of International Health’s 12-credit research practicum experience for seniors.
October 2, 2018
Christopher King, PhD, FACHE, associate professor of health systems administration at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, will be recognized by Campus Compact for his community-based academic work.
September 25, 2018
Carol Taylor, PhD, RN, an ethicist and professor of advanced nursing practice, is an editor and main author of Fundamentals of Nursing: The Art and Science of Person-Centered Care, appearing in its ninth edition this fall. She worked on the first edition, which was published in 1989.
September 4, 2018
Veniese Lawrence (G’17), MS, CNM, an alumna of Georgetown’s Nurse-Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program, recently drew upon a clinical simulation experience and faculty mentorship she had in graduate school to perform a breech birth.
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.