Nursing@Georgetown Blog

Shaping Cities to Support Health: A Closer Look at Global Urbanization

The trend of city migration comes with unique challenges for primary care practitioners who are charged with maintaining the health of a growing population. Using findings from the World Health Organization, Nursing@Georgetown created an infographic to show which nations are experiencing the most dramatic shifts in population density.


Childbirth Options, Explored

Isolated decision-making during child labor continues to put women at risk. Fully considering who will provide care and where that care will take place can dispel myths around impending motherhood, as women prepare to give birth to healthy newborns.

Mental Health Challenges for Aging Americans

The most common mental health disorders for aging Americans are depression and anxiety, which are also leading risk factors for suicide. Nursing@Georgetown illustrates some of the common signs and risk factors of depression among aging Americans.

RN Radio: The Future of Nursing Science

RN Radio is brought to you by Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies and Nursing at Georgetown, the school’s online master’s degree program in nursing.

Off the Beaten Path: How Nurse Practitioners Are Addressing Nature-Deficit Disorder

During her time as a Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Fellow, Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies professor Lois Wessel, RN, FNP-BC, spent one year conducting research on how green spaces affect chronic disease.

NHS’ Midwifery Authors Recognized with Book of the Year Award

The latest edition of a textbook by Georgetown University faculty member Mary C. Brucker, CNM, PhD, FACNM, FAAN, and School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) midwifery alumna Tekoa L. King, CNM, MPH, FACNM, has been recognized by the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) as a 2016 Book of the Year, earning first place in the Maternal–Child Health category.