All Posts: Health Equity

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Nurse Educators Selected for Health Equity Influencers Program

Three School of Nursing educators were selected to join 2024-25 cohort of the Health Equity Influencers Program at Mercy University School of Nursing: Deborah Dole, PhD,…

June 14, 2024

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School of Nursing Commencement Speaker Says Every Patient Interaction is ‘Sacred’

Patricia “Tish” Polgar-Bailey, PsyD, MPH, MS, APRN, FNP-BC, CDE, a licensed clinical psychologist and family nurse practitioner at Charlottesville Free Clinic in Virginia.…

May 6, 2024

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School of Nursing Graduate Student Embraces Yupik Lifestyle While Serving Underserved Populations in Rural Alaska

Lindsey Wagner (G’24) worked as a clinical instructor and nurse in Bethel, a small city in western Alaska, and will soon embark on new work serving Native peoples as she…

September 15, 2023

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Nursing Programs Implement Innovative Curriculum to Emphasize Health Equity

Recognizing a need to strategically weave health equity content throughout their courses, educators in the School of Nursing’s Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) and…

July 28, 2023

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Medical Center Deans Discuss Future of Health at GU Black Alumni Summit

Closing the health-disparities gap in Black communities throughout the U.S. requires a commitment to providing an anti-racism curriculum that teaches health equity to future…

October 23, 2022

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Georgetown Appoints Transformative Nurse Leader as Dean of Newly Reconceptualized School of Nursing

On July 1, Dr. Roberta Waite will begin service as dean of the newly reconceptualized and standalone Georgetown University School of Nursing — one that continues a nearly 120…

December 15, 2021

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Georgetown Doctoral Student Receives ‘Forty Under 40’ Award from National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Last week, Georgetown doctoral student Felipe Santoyo-Cuellar (G’23) received a ‘Forty Under 40’ Award during the annual conference of the National Association of Hispanic…

November 23, 2021

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Georgetown Nursing Chair Leads AACN, Johnson & Johnson Effort to Develop Documentary Teaching Toolkit

A new teaching toolkit focused on the documentary "5B" seeks to inspire the next generation of nurses through engagement with concepts like leadership and moral courage. Dr.…

November 9, 2021

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Four Graduate Nursing Students Become First Scholars Through Transformative Johnson/Turpin Fellows Endowed Fund

In June of 2020, Georgetown announced the creation of the Johnson/Turpin Fellows Endowed Fund – a transformative endowment established through a $1 million gift from Luci…

November 2, 2021

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School of Nursing & Health Studies Undergraduates Enjoy Capitol Applied Learning Labs Experience

October 5, 2021