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  • Johns Hopkins Students participate in the lighting of the lamp ceremony.
    January 27 Lighting of the Lamp Ceremony
    At the Lighting of the Lamp Ceremony, nursing students pass a flame from candle to candle as a symbol of the flickering light that Florence Nightingale carried with her as she selflessly tended to the sick and wounded during the 1850s Crimean War.
  • Karen B. Haller Endowment Scholarship
    Karen B. Haller Endowed Scholarship
    In celebration of her efforts to push patient-centered care to the forefront of healthcare reform, Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Department of Nursing & Johns Hopkins School of Nursing have launched the Karen B. Haller Endowed Scholarship.
  • Daegu University School of Nursing students visit SON
    Nursing Students from Daegu University Visit SON
    As part of a multi-state trip, students from South Korea visited the JHU SON to learn more about Hopkins graduate programs, especially NP and community health degree programs.
  • Mercy Street MPT ad
    Faces of Nursing
    Have you seen the new Mercy Street airing after Downton Abbey on MPT? – Make sure to look for our SON ad.
  • Nursing Outlook Video
    New Video Series: 'Nursing Outlook'
    From revolutions in nursing informatics and recognizing asthma symptoms in kids to the benefits of breastfeeding, Hopkins Nursing experts break down the breakthroughs and the challenges that remain.
  • Gertrude Hodges Scholars
    Gertrude T. Hodges Scholarship Recipients
    Tamryn Gray and Jessica McGreehan are the inaugural recipients of the Gertrude T. Hodges Scholarship Fund established by the Black Student Nurses Association with the Office of Student Affairs.

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  • International Health and Ethics: Confronting Emerging Challenges
  • Feb 08
  • A Bioethics Seminar Series Event 

    Cosponsored by the Department of International Health

    Panelists: Nancy Kass, ScD and David Peters, MD

    Moderator: Adnan Hyder, MD, PhD, MPH

     The Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Health works closely with the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics to develop new frameworks and tools to address ethical issues in international health research especially in low- and middle-income countries.

    This seminar will first explore the relationship between global health research and ethics over the decades. It will then explore ethical issues associated with contemporary international health research and how these issues can be addressed. 

  • Mock Lecture Audra Rankin: “Health Promotion in Nursing Practice: An examination of what drives individuals, families, and communities”
  • Feb 08
  • Dr. Audra Rankin is an Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville School of Nursing and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at the University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics. She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Masters of Science in Nursing, PNP-Primary Care, from Vanderbilt University, Doctor of Nursing Practice from Duke University and a Post-Masters Certificate in Nursing Education from Johns Hopkins University.  Audra is certified as a Pediatric Mental Health Specialist, Certified Lactation Counselor and Certified Nurse Educator.  She has a scholarly interest in childhood obesity prevention strategies. In 2014, she co-authored the children’s book, Gordon Galloway’s Mealtime Makeover, encouraging healthy lifestyle changes in families. Audra is currently a Harvard Macy Scholar at the Harvard Macy Institute and was recently named a 2016 American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Faculty Policy Fellow. 

    Audra Rankin, DNP, APRN, CPNP
    Assistant Professor
    University of Louisville School of Nursing
    Adjunct Faculty
    Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


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100 Percent of Hopkins Nursing Students Pass NP Exams

Every Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) student who took the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP) primary care certification exams passed. Hopkins scored 70 points above the national average in the FNP exam and 46 points above the average in the AGNP exam....Click here to read more.

School of Nursing Ranked Top 10 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) ranked #6 in the 2016 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Nursing Programs rankings. This is the second year in a row that the school has been ranked in the top 10....Click here to read more.

Assoc. Dean for Development, Alumni Sees Winner in Nursing

Scott Greatorex calls school, dean, and opportunity a big draw

Scott Greatorex, a member of the Johns Hopkins University community since 2008, has joined the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing as associate dean for development and alumni relations. In this role, he will be responsible for fundraising, alumni relations, and overall development strategy....Click here to read more.

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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.

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

Nation's first Paul D. Coverdell (Peace Corps) Fellows Program in nursing

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$14.7 Million in Sponsored Projects (FY2014)

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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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