The School of Nursing & Health Studies is a vibrant learning community. This news section features the achievements of our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

  • Margaret Jordan and Bernardine Lacey
    Oral History Project to Shine a Light on Black History at School

    As the United States celebrates Black History Month this month, colleagues at the School of Nursing & Health Studies have been working together on an oral history of the first two African-American nursing students to graduate from the then-School of Nursing: Margaret (Hayes) Jordan, of the BSN class of 1964, and Bernardine (Mays) Lacey, of the BSN class of 1969.

  • Alexis “Lexi” Schiazza (NHS’19) is a senior human science major
    Senior Hones Skills as Laboratory Researcher, Co-Chairs Annual Conference

    Alexis “Lexi” Schiazza (NHS’19) is a human science major who currently conducts diabetes-related research in the laboratory of Blythe Shepard, PhD, assistant professor of human science. This coming April will be a busy one, a month in which she will present her honors thesis and co-chair the annual Undergraduate Research Conference.

  • Emily Graul is a junior global health major at Georgetown.
    Undergraduate Leverages Research Opportunities as Global Health Major, Fellow

    Emily Graul (NHS’20) is a junior global health major at the School of Nursing & Health Studies and a former fellow of the Global Health Initiative (GHI). She has conducted research alongside several university faculty members.

  • Nora Elizalde is a doctor of nursing practice student at Georgetown.
    Doctoral Student Seeks to Improve Prenatal Care in Rural United States

    Nora Elizalde (G’14, G’20), MS, CNM, WHNP-BC, a graduate of Georgetown’s Nurse-Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program, is now back at the university pursuing another degree through the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program.

  • Graphic image with scholarship related words like global health, science, health care, disparities, health policy, research
    NHS Scholarship Spotlight: June to December 2018

    Faculty members at the School of Nursing & Health Studies regularly publish, sometimes with students and alumni, on a range of topics. They were invited to submit information for this update—covering June to December 2018.

  • Dr. Cindy Farley is an associate professor in the nurse-midwifery and women's health NP programs.
    GU Nurse-Midwifery Professor to Spend Fall Semester at Campion Hall in Oxford

    Cindy L. Farley, PhD, CNM, FACNM, an associate professor in the Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Programs, will be spending the fall 2019 semester in Oxford researching midwifery care in the United Kingdom. This residency program at Campion Hall, which is the Jesuit hall of the University of Oxford, is sponsored by Georgetown’s Office of the President and coordinated by the Office of the Vice President for Global Engagement.