School of Nursing


The School of Nursing’s research and scholarly endeavors help promote health equity and improve the health of communities locally in the DC metro area and across the country.

Student Research

Throughout their time at the School of Nursing, students experience a curriculum that emphasizes research and scholarship.

Students at all academic levels have opportunities to pursue research projects. They may assist faculty members with their research, conduct research of their own, present their findings, and publish their scholarship.

Faculty Research

Nursing faculty contributes to the school’s scholarly production each year through publications in journals and books.

Recent School of Nursing Publications from PubMed

Please Note: The above list is not comprehensive; we invite you to visit PubMed at the link below to explore the full search results and additional search possibilities.

Research News

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An illustration of a stomach filled with different kinds of bacteria

News Release

Lack of Diversity of Microorganisms in the Gut or Elevated Metabolite Implicated in Heart Failure Severity

Some people who experience heart failure have less biodiversity in their gut or have elevated gut metabolites, both of which are associated with more hospital visits and greater risk of death, according to a systematic review of research findings led by Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies researchers and colleagues.

June 20, 2022

Kelley Anderson stands in an outdoor square in Prague

News Story

Anderson Completes Fulbright Work in Czech Republic

Kelley M. Anderson, PhD, FNP, CHFN-K, associate professor of professional nursing practice, shared her experiences during her service as a Fulbright Specialist that provided the opportunity to share her expertise through a project developed by the Univerzita Pardubice in the Czech Republic.

May 2, 2022

Dr. Edilma Yearwood in a portrait-style photograph

News Story

Georgetown Nursing Chair, Professor to Serve as Editor of Psychiatric Nursing Journal

Dr. Edilma L. Yearwood, who leads the Department of Professional Nursing Practice, has been named the new editor of the “Archives of Psychiatric Nursing.” “This is a wonderful opportunity, and I am humbled and touched by the faith placed in me by both Dr. Joyce Fitzpatrick and Elsevier Publishing,” said Yearwood, who will begin in January while continuing in her current leadership role at Georgetown.

December 9, 2021