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

  • Professor Jan LaRocque
    NIH Grant to Support DNA Research and Undergraduate Investigators

    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.

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    Georgetown Achieves Center of Excellence Status from National League for Nursing

    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
    New Federal Grant to Support GU Students Aspiring to Be Faculty

    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.

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    Johnson Asks ‘Heroic Generation’ to Use GU Degree to Lead in Health Care

    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.