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  • Leading Nursing Ethics
    Leading Nursing Ethics
    VIDEO: Hopkins celebrates Isabel Hampton Robb—first Johns Hopkins Hospital nurse superintendent; author of first U.S. nursing ethics text
  • #1 Nursing Master’s Degree
    #1 Nursing Master’s Degree
    The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been ranked the No. 1 accredited graduate nursing school program in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
  • DOVE Reduces Violence Against Pregnant Women
    DOVE Reduces Women's Violence
    Research shows Dr. Phyllis Sharps’ DOVE intervention empowers pregnant women and reduces exposure to domestic violence.
  • The Next Five Years
    The Next Five Years
    For a strategic plan to be successful, it must be reflexive and dynamic in today’s complex world.
  • Summer 2016 Magazine
    Summer 2016 Magazine
    Community Outreach Program puts students where they can help most. What they get back is invaluable.
  • Graduation Honors Final Baccalaureate Class
    Graduation Honors Final Baccalaureate Class
    Congratulations to the graduates who walked the stage for the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s July 2016 Degree Completion Ceremony.

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  • Peace Corps Beyond
  • September 21
  • The annual Peace Corps Connect conference - Peace Core Beyond - is from September 21, 2016 to September 25, 2016 in Washington, D.C. The conference highlights work being done by current and former members. The keynote speaker of the conference will be Nobel Laureate and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The event will host workshops, sessions, and meetings for PeaceCorps members to share ideas with one another.


  • A Glimpse Into Global Nursing presentation by Kaci Hickox
  • September 26
  • Johns Hopkins Nurses’ Alumni Association Presents:
    A Glimpse Into Global Nursing

    Kaci Hickox, MSN/MPH ‘11
    Outstanding Recent Graduate Award Recipient

    Upon returning to the United States after managing an Ebola case management center in West Africa, Hickox changed the public health response to Ebola by challenging an in-home quarantine court order by the State of Maine, which was ultimately determined unconstitutional.

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Research Reduces Violence Against Pregnant Women
Results of a Johns Hopkins School of Nursing-led study on intimate partner violence show that pregnant victims saw a significant reduction in exposure to such acts after participating in the Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation Program (DOVE).
Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives Prestigious Scientific Mentorship Award
Dean Patricia Davidson received the 2016 Australian Museum’s Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Increases Support for AIDS Research
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has increased its support for the JHU Center for AIDS Research to $100,000 per year in institutional funds.
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.
  • "Nursing isn’t just about giving meds and doing assessments. It’s the compassion and being present and listening."
    Barbara Badman, Bachelor's
  • "[Midwives] make healthcare in this country better."
    Rachel Marino, Master's
  • "I've learned to become a successful nurse scientist."
    Rachel Walker, Doctoral
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

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

Full-time faculty Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

Faculty Leadership

Faculty with leadership roles in membership organizations

International Partnerships

32 Collaborative Initiatives in 19 Countries

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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