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  • SON & Baltimore Solidarity
    SON & Baltimore Solidarity
    “We refuse to let recent events in Baltimore diminish the School of Nursing’s commitment to civility, respect and diversity, and the progress that the city is making and will continue to make.” - Dean Patricia Davidson
  • Master’s Entry into Nursing Program
    Master's Entry--Apply for Spring Entry
    Miss your chance to apply for fall entry into our Master’s Entry into Nursing program? You're in luck. We are accepting applications for spring 2016. You can also take your prereqs online at Hopkins.
  • Nursing Q&A
    Student Q&A: A Breath of Fresh Air
    Ashley Sayles is a force of nature, and we consider ourselves very lucky around here that she never became a Hurricane. We’ll let her explain…
  • Nursing Language Courses
    Found In Translation
    Spanish class helps nurses clear barriers to care at the bedside.
  • Nursing Big Data
    Big Data's Bottom Line
    Nurses are key figures in turning great numbers into best practices.
  • Nursing PhDs Give Back
    Been There, Done That, PhDs Give Back
    PhD Learning Lab passes wisdom and experiences from one doctoral cohort to the next.

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  • Faculty Candidate Erin Wright - Scholarly Presentation
  • Aug 04
  • Erin Wright, CNM, APHN-BC, DNP
    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center


    Scholarly Presentation title: "An Integrative Approach to Stress Reduction among Nurse-Midwives"


    Dr. Erin Wright is a Certified Nurse-Midwife at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, her Masters of Science in Nurse-Midwifery from Georgetown University and her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Frontier Nursing University.  She also holds a Bachelor of Music from the Eastman School of Music, in Rochester New York.  In addition to serving the women of Baltimore as a Certified Nurse-Midwife, she holds a board certified as an Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse.  Her research interests include stress reduction and obstetric provider work force issues. She works as faculty at a number of area universities in their schools of nursing, midwifery, and medicine.  She is current president of the Maryland state affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives and serves on the Ethics committee at the national levels of the American College of Nurse Midwives.  Dr. Wright lives in Baltimore City with her husband and two daughters. 

  • Faculty Writing Retreat
  • Aug 26
  • The goal of the writing retreat is to support faculty in their scholarly writing. A full agenda will be provided at a later date. 

    All inquiries about this retreat should be directed to the Office for Science and Innovation(

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Faculty Appointed for Expertise in Emergency Preparedness

Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, will bring a wealth of knowledge on disaster nursing and public health preparedness to the table as a new appointee to the Institute of Medicine Standing Committee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Strategic National Stockpile....Click here to read more.

PhD Student Receives Funding for mHealth Study

cajitaA study by PhD student Mia Cajita that looks at mobile technologies in management of heart failure has been awarded two-plus years of funding through a National Research Service Award....Click here to read more.

Rising Educator and Researcher

forondaCynthia Foronda, PhD, RN, CNE, assistant professor and facilitator in the simulation labs at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON), continues to break out as a nursing educator and researcher....Click here to read more.

Exceptional People - Exceptional Possibilities

Our Programs

We offer programs designed to fit the needs of a diverse student population. From pre-licensure programs to Master's, DNP and PhD programs, online options, and post-degree opportunities, the School of Nursing offers more nursing possibilities for more people in a variety of places, times, and formats.
  • "[Midwives] make healthcare in this country better."
    Rachel Marino, Master's
  • "Even though you're doing your master's, you're very much a part of the PhD cohort."
    Bryan R. Hansen, Master's
  • "I've learned how to be a better teacher."
    Lisa-Marie Williams, Post-Degree
Meet Our Students

Areas of Excellence

You can take the Hopkins Nurse out of Baltimore, but you can't take Baltimore out of the Hopkins Nurse. Our students, faculty, and staff pursue their passion for nursing in places that give them global perspective on healthcare leadership. They study and volunteer at the top-ranked Johns Hopkins Hospital and in urban health clinics near the school's East Baltimore campus; conduct research at the nearby National Institutes of Health; and enhance their skills by practicing around the world.
  • Aging & Dementia Care
    Aging & Dementia Care
    In 15 years, 1 in 5 Americans will be 65 or older. And by 2040, perhaps 28 million will be 80 or older. Improving care for the elderly and defining nursing’s lead role won’t wait until then.
    Our Approach to Aging
  • Community, Global & Public Health
    Community, Global & Public Health
    The world’s health is a puzzle, with the pieces often hidden in the fabric of a culture halfway across the globe … or on the next street corner.
    Hopkins Nursing Around the Globe
  • Quality & Safety / Health Systems Management
    Quality & Safety / Health Systems Management
    Medical errors and preventable patient infections and injuries together make up the third-leading cause of death in the United States, a startling statistic.
    How We Are Keeping Patients Safe
  • Mental Health & Behavioral Interventions
    Mental Health & Behavioral Interventions
    The influx of newly insured people seeking mental healthcare puts the spotlight on a challenge that long preceded the Affordable Care Act.
    How We Are Addressing Mental Health
  • Cardiovascular, Chronic Care & Symptom Management
    Cardiovascular, Chronic Care & Symptom Management
    Heart disease and stroke remain two of the top killers of Americans and pose a significant threat to millions of others, according to the American Heart Association.
    Learn How We Are Turning the Tide on Cardiovascular Health

Research Centers

Our faculty-led, interdisciplinary centers strengthen a focused area of scholarship in healthcare by providing an environment to expand the knowledge base, integrate specific education and practice initiatives, and mentor new scholars.

Hopkins Nursing At-A-Glance

In many ways, Baltimore is the heart of American healthcare education and opportunity. Home to the world-class Johns Hopkins institutions, the city is the site of two rapidly developing biotechnology centers and several nationally ranked hospitals. View All Facts

Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

NLN designated Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

Sponsored Projects

$14.7 Million in Sponsored Projects (FY2014)

Top 15%

Among the top 15% of colleges, universities, and trade schools recognized by G.I.Jobs as “Military Friendly”  

Experience the Possibilities

Ready to join the Johns Hopkins family? We are always looking for exceptional people. We are ranked No. 1, along with two other schools, for our nursing graduate program by U.S. News & World Report and are among the top nursing PhD programs in the nation, according to the National Research Council. We rank sixth in the nation for faculty productivity, No. 6 among nursing schools for NIH funding, and 30% of our ranked faculty members are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing.

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Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine
Cells to Society is an email publication that features the school’s latest research news and scholarly articles on healthcare issues.

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