All Posts: Health Equity

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GU Professor and Alumna Named Fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives

Professor Melicia Escobar, who is the clinical faculty director for Georgetown’s Nurse-Midwifery/WHNP and WHNP Programs, has recently been selected to become a fellow of the…

March 15, 2021

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Nursing Chair Co-Edits Journal Issue Focused on Social Determinants of Health and Mental Health

The new issue of the Archives of Psychiatric Nursing focuses entirely on the social determinants of health and mental health. Dr. Edilma L. Yearwood, chair and associate…

February 21, 2021

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New Midwifery, Women’s Health Textbook Edition Expands Health Equity Focus

The new edition of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery and Women’s Health – involving the contributions of Georgetown editors and authors – looks at midwifery and…

February 2, 2021

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Nurse-Midwifery/WHNP and WHNP Programs Build Health Equity Focus Into Curriculum

For the past few years, the graduate-level Nurse-Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Programs at the School of Nursing & Health…

November 10, 2020

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Family Nurse Practitioner Alumnus Celebrates Third Anniversary of Texas Clinic He Founded

Since Michael Menchaca (G’15) graduated from Georgetown’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program five years ago, he founded Menchaca Family Clinic in Harlingen, Texas. In mid, …

June 23, 2020

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Georgetown Nursing Professor Named 2020 Health Disparities Institute Scholar

Dr. Roxanne Mirabal-Beltran, assistant professor of professional nursing practice at the School of Nursing & Health Studies, has been named a 2020 Health Disparities Institute…

June 16, 2020

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Doctor of Nursing Practice Alumnae Begin New Non-Profit to Support DNPs of Color

Two Georgetown University nursing graduates, Dr. Danielle McCamey (MS - Nursing 2011, DNP 2017) and Dr. Jenna Benyounes (MS - Nursing 2010, DNP 2017), have been working on the…

May 11, 2020

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Clinical Nurse Leader Student Creates Virtual Music Initiative for Senior Community Centers

When Clarisza Runtung (G’21) read a news article about the closure of senior community centers because of the COVID-19 pandemic, she decided to combine her love of music and…

April 28, 2020

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Nurse Anesthesia Alumnus Contributes to COVID-19 Response at Harborview Medical Center

Georgetown alumnus Ebou M A Cham (G’14) is a certified registered nurse anesthetist who has been working for several years at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.…

April 16, 2020

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Former CMS Administrator Delivers NHS Values Based Lecture

March 5, 2020