• 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."

  • Dr. Rebecca Katz speaks at a discussion on the World Health Organization on Capitol Hill.
    GU Global Health Expert Discusses Importance of WHO on Capitol Hill
    June 27, 2017

    Rebecca Katz, PhD, MPH, associate professor of international health at NHS and co-director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at GUMC, discussed the World Health Organization at the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

  • Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy
    Former EPA Leader Speaks to Nurses at Climate Change Event
    June 13, 2017

    Former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy delivered an opening address, via live-streaming video, at an event the school’s Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment co-hosted on climate change, health, and nursing. Pictured here, McCarthy speaks at a 2014 event on campus.

  • James Shelton delivered the Commencement address.
    Class of 2017 Celebrates Achievements During Commencement Weekend
    May 20, 2017

    The School of Nursing & Health Studies’ Class of 2017 included graduates from its bachelor’s and master’s programs, as well as the first-ever graduates of its doctoral program. James H. Shelton III (H'17), MBA, MA, president of Chan Zuckerberg Education, received the honorary degree and delivered the Commencement address.