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Meeting New and Old Friends in Florida

Georgetown School of Nursing alumna Robin Jeffery (N’78) and her husband, Reuben, welcomed Dean Roberta Waite, EdD, RN, and Luci Baines Johnson (H’18) for a gathering with…

March 18, 2024

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A Partnership for Good

How nurse-bioethicist Christine Grady (N’74, G’93) and her husband, new faculty member Anthony Fauci, live their commitment to public service, health, and each.…

February 12, 2024

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‘Tools of the Trade’ with Jane Johnston Balkam (N’72, Parent’06, ’13)

Jane (Johnston) Balkam, PhD, APRN, CPNP, IBCLC (N’72, Parent’06, ’13), owner of Babies ‘n Business, LLC and a lactation consultant and professor, explains some of the…

January 12, 2024

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Nurse-Midwives from Yesterday and Today Celebrate 50th Anniversary at Georgetown

A recognition of the 50th anniversary of midwifery education at Georgetown University culminated with a celebratory symposium and dinner that brought together alumni, faculty,…

October 13, 2023

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School of Nursing Alum to Speak About Justice and Joy at Midwifery Anniversary Celebration

In celebrating 50 years of the nurse-midwifery program at Georgetown, the School of Nursing chose to honor one of their own, Ebony Marcelle (N’04), CNM, MS, FACNM, with the…

September 22, 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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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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From FNP Graduate to Clinical Preceptor: Creating a Safe Space for Patients and Students to Thrive

As a family nurse practitioner (FNP) who earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree through a distance-based, online program through Georgetown, Carrie Schaefer builds trust…

September 16, 2022

Scholarship Highlights

DNP Alum Presents Research at Sigma Theta Tau Congress

Amanda Boys, recent DNP Program graduate, presented her research at the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Research Congress, which was held July 21 to 25, 2022, in Edinburgh,…

August 6, 2022

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Changing the Perception of Midwives, One Hospital at a Time

Andrea Gekas (G’18) and Tiffany Golub (G’18), both graduates of Georgetown’s nurse-midwifery/women’s health nurse practitioner (NM/WHNP) program, are working to encourage…

July 15, 2022