News Archive

With as many students and faculty active in education, practice, policy and research as we have at GW Nursing, it can be difficult to capture all of their stories. These are just some examples of the work going on here — work done by dedicated students and top-tier faculty alike — that help this school continue to grow and flourish.

GW Nursing Continues Top 10 Streak in U.S. News Online Master's Rankings

January 26, 2022

For the fifth straight year, GW Nursing’s Master of Science in Nursing program landed in the top 10 of U.S. News & World Report’s rankings for Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs, tying at number eight. The program also ranked third for Best Online Master's in Nursing Programs for veterans, second for nursing administration, and fifth for family nurse practitioner. 

GW Today features Dr. Daisy Le: Self-Testing Kit for HPV Aims to Improve Access to Care

January 26, 2022

GW Nursing Assistant Professor Daisy Le’s MySHARE study will assess whether self-sampling could be an effective tool to detect cervical cancer in local women living with HIV.

GW Nursing and Optum Partner on Leading-Edge Fellowship

December 20, 2021

The George Washington University School of Nursing has entered into a partnership with Optum, a major national health care provider, for a leading-edge fellowship program focused on complex adult and geriatric patient care and tailored to Optum.

Diana Mason Receives Two Leadership Awards

November 20, 2021

GW Nursing Senior Policy Service Professor Diana J. Mason, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, received Sigma Theta Tau international's Archon Award for her leadership in nursing and health care, and Villanova University's M. Louise Fitzpatrick Transformational Leadership Award. Affiliated with GW Nursing’s Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement, Dr. Mason is an advocate for empowering nurses with the tools they need to share their knowledge and perspective with the public through media.

Ashley Darcy-Mahoney Co-authors Article in The Hill on Vaccinating Children

November 10, 2021

Elementary school parents, like their kids, typically have short attention spans. It’s a self-defense mechanism. But ever since the federal government gave the green light for kids ages 12-17 to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, we have kept our attention on when the next age bracket, 5-11 year-olds, would get their shots. That moment has arrived, finally. Now is the time for political leaders and school administrators to plan how to best capitalize on this development.

A Virtual Interprofessional Case Study Simulation Activates a Climate of Shared Values Across Disciplines

July 1, 2021

In February of 2021, the GW Nursing Office of Community Engagement and the GW Nursing Simulation and Innovation Learning Center partnered with the DC Asthma Coalition, Impact DC Asthma Clinic of Children’s National Health Sciences and the DC Children’s Law Center

Y. Tony Yang Receives Endowed Professorship in Health Policy

June 30, 2021

George Washington University School of Nursing professor Y. Tony Yang has been named the inaugural recipient of the Endowed Professorship in Health Policy. The endowed professorship was established to recognize a distinguished scholar with a proven record of outstanding achievement in health policy research and education, as measured by scholarly activity and international professional reputation.

GW Nursing Vaccine Clinic Highlighted on NBC Washington

May 17, 2021

NBC Washington highlighted Patsy Deyo and GW Nursing for hosting a mass vaccination clinic on the VSTC campus that included 12-15-year-old children this past Saturday. To watch News4's report from Shomari Stone highlighting the clinic please click the link below.

ABC 7 News Covers GW Nursing Vaccine Clinic

May 17, 2021

ABC 7 News reported on GW's mass vaccination clinic held on the VSTC campus that included 12-15-year-old children this past Saturday. To watch report  highlighting the clinic please click the link below.

Interim Dean for School of Nursing Announced

May 7, 2021

Pamela Slaven-Lee, senior associate dean for academic affairs and clinical associate professor, has been named interim dean of the George Washington University’s School of Nursing. She begins the role July 1.