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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.