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Edilma Yearwood Recognized with Vicennial Gold Medal

Georgetown University honored the School of Nursing’s Edilma L. Yearwood, PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN, (left) with a Vicennial Gold Medal at the university’s Spring Faculty…

March 21, 2023

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Nurse-Midwifery Alumna on a Mission to Improve Maternal Health in Zanzibar

Driven by the belief that women should not have to put their life at risk if they chose to become pregnant, nurse-midwifery alum Nafisa Jiddawi (M’14), FNP-C, WHNP-BC, CNM,…

March 10, 2023

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History of Nurse-Midwifery Program Reveals a Lasting Commitment to Community Care and Political Advocacy

In its first two decades of existence, Georgetown University School of Nursing Nursing-Midwifery Program achieved remarkable success in providing perinatal care to the D.C.…

February 24, 2023

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Ministry Leaders Discuss the Importance of Contemplation at Values Based Lecture

Fr. Mark Bosco, Georgetown’s vice president for mission & ministry, and Sr. Celeste Mokrzycki, chaplain for the School of Health and School of Nursing, presented this year’s…

February 12, 2023

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School of Nursing Professor Cindy Farley, CNM, PhD, FACNM, Recognized at GWIM Awards

Cindy L. Farley, CNM, PhD, FACNM, professor, WHNP & Nurse-Midwifery/WHNP Programs, received the School of Nursing Mentorship Award from Georgetown Women in.…

February 3, 2023

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Staff Spotlight: Jean LaFonta

Meet Jean LaFonta, senior business manager for Georgetown University School of.…

January 27, 2023

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Georgetown Double Alum Eileen Ferrell Retires from Chief Nursing Post at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

After 30 years of committed service to MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Eileen Ferrell, MS, BSN, RN, the hospital’s chief nursing officer (CNO) will retire on February.…

January 26, 2023

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DNP Student Honored at NIH

School of Nursing DNP student, Therese Kent, NP, a supervisor in the Critical Care Medicine Department in the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, was selected as the…

January 22, 2023

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Georgetown Increases Tuition Benefits for Military-Connected Students

Georgetown has more than doubled its tuition benefits for military-connected students, an expansion that will cover the annual cost of full-time undergraduate tuition for…

January 12, 2023

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Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Nurse-Midwifery Students Advocate for Their Future Patients on Capitol Hill

Sixty-four Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) students from 27 states participated in 45 visits with legislators on Capitol Hill last Thursday, December.…

December 20, 2022