All Posts: Health Equity

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Family Nurse Practitioner Students Receive AANP Scholarships

Kristina Balandan (G’21) and Juliette Carr (G’21), students in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, are two of seventeen master-…

July 22, 2021

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Nurse-Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Leaders Receive Recognitions

Professor Heather Bradford and Professor Melicia Escobar (NHS’04, DNP’22), leaders in the Nurse-Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and WHNP Programs, have recently…

May 26, 2021

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Video: Nurses Week 2021 Conversation with NINR Director Dr. Shannon Zenk

On May 12, the last day of National Nurses Week and Florence Nightingale's birthday, Dr. Shannon Zenk, director of the National Institute of Nursing Research, joined a virtual…

May 21, 2021

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Themes in New ‘Future of Nursing’ Report Align with Georgetown Nursing’s Commitment to Health Equity

A newly issued report by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), “The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity,” illuminates strategic directions…

May 12, 2021

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On Academic Leave with CDC Foundation, GU Nursing Professor Helps Lead COVID Response in West Virginia

As a part of the school’s National Nurses Week 2021 conversation series, Dr. Melody Wilkinson took the time last week to share her experiences helping lead the COVID-19…

May 10, 2021

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A Conversation with Congresswoman Lauren Underwood Begins Georgetown’s National Nurses Week 2021 Celebration

To celebrate National Nurses Week 2021, which begins today, Congresswoman Lauren Underwood – a nurse serving in the United States House of Representatives – spoke with…

May 6, 2021

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Family Nurse Practitioner Student Advocates for Health Equity

When Juliette Carr (G’21) was seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner Program that would foster her focus on promoting health equity, she decided upon Georgetown’s because of its…

April 20, 2021

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Georgetown Nursing Helps Promote Public Health Through COVID-19 Efforts

National Public Health Week 2021: Georgetown nursing students, faculty, and graduates have been working to promote the health and well-being of individuals and communities…

April 9, 2021

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In Memoriam: Georgetown BSN Alumna and Renowned Nurse Leader Dr. Bernardine M. Lacey (1932-2021)

Renowned nurse leader Dr. Bernardine (Mays) Lacey, who received her BSN at Georgetown in 1969, passed away Friday, March 26. Lacey, who served as the founding dean of Western…

March 28, 2021

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Nursing Chair Co-Edits Second Edition of Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Textbook

Dr. Edilma L. Yearwood, chair of the Department of Professional Nursing Practice, and longtime colleagues Dr. Geraldine S. Pearson and Dr. Jamesetta A. Newland co-edited the new…

March 22, 2021