Student Research

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The School of Nursing highlights current student research that has been peer reviewed, such as research presented at a professional meeting, conference, or in a publication. Faculty may submit information about current student research using the form linked here.


Elisabeth (Lizi) M. Jones presenting her research at the 68th American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Elisabeth (Lizi) M. Jones, BA, BSN, RN

DNP Student Presents at the 68th American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Posted: May 17, 2023

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program student Elisabeth (Lizi) M. Jones, BA, BSN, RN, presented her research entitled “Satellite-Phone the Midwife! Reimagining Midwifery Care for Congenital Anomalies in Rural & Under-Resourced Regions” at the 68th American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) Annual Meeting & Exhibition in May 2023. Jones presented a review of the literature on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and common risk factors for congenital anomalies in the US, a discussion of clinical considerations of congenital anomalies throughout the antepartum period, and an exploration of the role of the midwife in the care of dyads with birth defects, including clinical management, scope of practice, and leadership opportunities on the community and national level. Jones is a doctoral student in Georgetown’s Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Midwife, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs.

Faculty Contacts: Cindy Farley and Nancy Jo Reedy


DNAP Program students Alexis McHale, BSN, SRNA and Max Rozenberg, BSN, SRNA, presenting their poster at the ADCE in Austin, TX.

Alexis McHale, BSN, SRNA, and Max Rozenberg, BSN, SRNA

DNAP Students Present at Assembly of Didactic and Clinical Educators

Posted: February 28, 2023

Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) Program students Alexis McHale, BSN, SRNA, and Max Rozenberg, BSN, SRNA, presented their research titled “The Impact of High-Fidelity Simulation on Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists’ Knowledge Acquisition and Long-term Pharmacologic Knowledge Retention” at the Assembly of Didactic and Clinical Educators (ADCE) in Austin, Texas, in February 2023. McHale and Rozenberg found that the addition of high-fidelity simulation enhances long-term knowledge retention over didactic instruction alone.

Faculty Contact: Carrie Bowman Dalley


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Anne Marie Martland, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC

DNP Student Presents at Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress

Posted: February 16, 2023

School of Nursing Post-Master’s DNP student Anne Marie Martland, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, was invited to speak at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress in San Francisco in January 2023. Her talk was titled “EHR Embedded ABCDEF Bundle Rounding Tool.” Martland is employed as a critical care ACNP with Scripps Health. Additionally, she was invited to join the SCCM ICU liberation committee and ICU liberation EHR integration subcommittee.

Faculty Contact: Peggy Slota, PhD