October is the season for pumpkin spice everything, falling leaves, warm jackets and … flu vaccines?
Through a grant from The Preeclampsia Foundation, three GW Nursing professors are working to enable mothers to live longer, healthier lives
Each year over 650,000 cancer patients undergo chemotherapy according to the Center for Disease Control. The treatment, while life-saving, often leaves patients in severe pain.
With a background in public health, Associate Professor Ellen Kurtzman’s research may be a bit non-traditional for a school of nursing, but it emphasizes the key role interdisciplinary collaboration plays.
Not all vital health care research is conducted by people with backgrounds in the discipline, demonstrating the importance of interprofessional collaboration to scientific advancement.
To better understand both the supply and demand for Nurse Practitioners (NPs) nationwide, faculty members from GW Nursing in collaboration with the GW Health Workforce Institute are piloting a first-of-its-kind study.
Dr. Mercedes Echevarria joins GW this fall as an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of the DNP program. She comes to GW Nursing from Rutgers University, where she served as associate dean of Advanced Nursing Practice. Under her leadership, the school was ranked within the top 20 best graduate nursing programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2017.
All nurses help people, but GW Nursing graduate Brittany Key serves as many patients’ last chance.
June was an incredibly exciting and productive month for GW Nursing. Congratulations to the following researchers and scholars:
As a Macy Faculty Scholar, Dr. Ashley Darcy-Mahoney will further her work educating pediatric clinicians on the drivers of inequality and its links to early brain and child development.
Dr. Darcy-Mahoney is one of five Macy Faculty Scholars nationally, the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation announced last week. Macy Faculty Scholars receive funding, up to $100,000 a year, to support their work on health care education reform projects.
Dr. Carol F. Braungart is joining GW Nursing as an assistant professor and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program director. She will oversee one of the largest FNP programs in the nation.
Dr. Sandra Davis will serve as GW Nursing's first Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Over the past several months, Dr. Davis and Christine Yeh have co-chaired an advisory council charged by Dean Jeffries to outline recommendations to promote diversity, equity and inclusion at the school. As a new school initiative and GW university priority, the creation of a leadership role to lead in this area was a key recommendation of the advisory council.
GW Nursing Dean Pamela Jeffries is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Janice J. Hoffman as professor and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
Dr. Hoffman, PhD, RN, ANEF, joins GW Nursing from the University of Missouri where she was associate dean for academic affairs. With over 38 years of nursing experience, she has taught in baccalaureate, graduate, associate and diploma nursing programs, as well as serving in staff development positions in acute care and military facilities. An experienced academic administrator, she has also held positions as the assistant dean of the BSN program and the vice chair of Organizational Systems and Adult Health at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.