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  • Andrea Dressel is a health care management & policy major who is studying abroad in France this semester.
    HCMP Major Studies French In Strasbourg
    October 4, 2017

    Andrea Dressel (NHS’19), a health care management & policy major at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, is studying this semester at the University of Strasbourg in France.

  • Blythe Shepard, PhD, is a new assistant professor of human science
    New NIH-Funded Professor Researches Smell Receptors – In the Kidneys
    October 2, 2017

    Blythe Shepard, PhD, a new assistant professor of human science at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, is directing her research to understand the activity of olfactory receptor 1393 in the kidneys. She is funded by the National Institutes of Health.

  • Nursing majors Anna Feiner and Elizabeth Schnolis visit Uluru while studying abroad in Australia.
    Nursing Majors Spending Semester Studying Abroad in Australia
    September 22, 2017

    This semester, Anna Feiner (NHS’19) and Elizabeth Schnolis (NHS’19), who are majoring in nursing at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, are studying abroad at Australian Catholic University in Sydney.

  • Dr. Mary Wakefield
    Former HHS Official Joins School of Nursing & Health Studies
    September 21, 2017

    Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, a former official with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), joins Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies as a visiting Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Health Care.

  • Human science major Lucas Kaplan
    Human Science Senior Is GERMS President, Plans Medical Career
    September 19, 2017

    Human science major Lucas Kaplan (NHS’18), who is planning a career as a physician, serves as the current president of Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service (GERMS).

  • Senior global health major Laura Chant in the Republic of Congo
    Senior Enjoys Research Practicum in the Republic of Congo
    September 18, 2017

    For the global health major’s 12-credit research practicum abroad, senior Laura Chant (NHS’18) is in the Republic of Congo, where she is pursuing her passion for health promotion and women’s health.

  • Global health major Tijesunimi Oni in Townsville, Australia
    Global Health Major Conducts Research in Australia
    August 29, 2017

    Tijesunimi Oni (NHS’18) is a senior global health major who has a passion for promoting health equity. This semester, she is in Australia, completing her major’s 12-credit research practicum abroad.

  • Dr. Marianne Ditomassi and Dr. Ladan Eshkevari
    American Academy of Nursing to Induct GU Alumna, Professor
    August 11, 2017

    Marianne O’Connell Ditomassi (NHS’79), DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, executive director of nursing and patient care services operations and Magnet recognition at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Ladan Eshkevari, PhD, CRNA, LAc, director of the Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, will be inducted as fellows in the prestigious American Academy of Nursing.

  • Dr. David Shulkin, secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
    VA Secretary Delivers Remarks at Innovation Event
    August 8, 2017

    David Shulkin, MD, secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, spoke on Georgetown’s campus for a departmental event on innovation. The School of Nursing & Health Studies collaborated with the VA to co-host the meeting.

  • An April 2017 panel discussion at Georgetown University focused on: "Justice in America for Native Americans."
    Panel: "Justice in America for Native Americans"
    July 18, 2017

    Under the leadership of Bette Jacobs, PhD, professor of health systems administration, the Health Law Initiative hosted the recent panel discussion, "Justice in America for Native Americans."