All Posts: COVID-19

27 Articles

News Story

Higher COVID-19 Death Rates in the Southern U.S. Due to Behavior Differences

WASHINGTON (April 28, 2022) — During the pre-Omicron phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, regions of the U.S. had markedly different mortality rates, primarily due to…

April 28, 2022

News Story

Georgetown Alumnae Lead at MedStar Health

Throughout the pandemic, three Georgetown University graduates have worked together as leaders in the MedStar Health system to address challenges facing the nursing workforce.…

November 29, 2021

News Story

International Health Professor to Serve as UNAIDS Special Advisor to Executive Director

Dr. Matthew Kavanagh, assistant professor of international health, has been named special advisor to the executive director for policy, advocacy, and knowledge at the Joint…

September 1, 2021

News Story

Global Health Sophomore Seeks to Improve Women’s Health in Rural India

Global health major Shreya Arora (NHS’24) founded and leads a group seeking to improve health for women in rural India. She says the major is "the perfect fit for me" and…

July 26, 2021

News Story

Health Care Management & Policy Major Focuses on Intersection of Health and Advocacy

During her first year as a Georgetown student, Melody Emenyonu (NHS’24) worked to immerse herself in a sense of community virtually given the COVID-19 pandemic. “Georgetown…

July 19, 2021

News Story

Planning Medical Career, Human Science Senior Explores Research and Theater Interests

Julia Lo Cascio (NHS’22) majors in human science and minors in theater and performance studies. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has combined her passions for health, science,…

June 28, 2021

News Story

Health Systems Administration Department and AARP DC Collaboration Results in New Study of Disparities

A new study – published by AARP District of Columbia in collaboration with the Department of Health Systems Administration at the School of Nursing & Health Studies – offers…

June 11, 2021

News Story

Global Collaboration Results in New Open Online Course on Urban Health

This month, the open online course “Urban Health in Crisis: Response from Sub-Saharan Africa” launched on edX thanks to a collaboration among the University of Ghana, the…

June 9, 2021

News Story

Human Science Professor Develops New Course on Social Determinants of COVID-19

This semester, Dr. Debbie Barrington, assistant professor of human science, is teaching a new course she developed on the social determinants of COVID-19. As a social…

March 24, 2021

News Story

NHS Students, Faculty, and Grads Support GU-Coordinated COVID-19 High-Capacity Vaccination Site

Georgetown and the District of Columbia recently partnered to coordinate a COVID-19 high-capacity vaccination site in Southeast DC. Among the participants at the weekend clinic,…

March 16, 2021