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.

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Faculty Research

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

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Research News Stories & Releases

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A bank of washing machines in a laundromat

News Story

Building Community Connections Through Participatory Research at Local Laundromats

Roxanne Mirabal-Beltran, PhD, RN, assistant professor of professional nursing practice, has tapped the Latine community in DC for ideas on a project assessing the impact of distributing health information in laundromats.

September 23, 2022

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