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The Department of Acute and Chronic Care aims to advance health care globally through nursing research, education, and practice that respects the dignity of the human person in populations at risk for or experiencing acute and chronic conditions. The Department provides leadership that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of underserved and vulnerable populations based upon the biological, behavioral, psychosocial, and philosophical perspective.

General Information

Department of Acute and Chronic Care
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
525 North Wolfe Street, Suite 461
Baltimore, MD  21205
P. 410-502-0103 | F. 443-287-0544


Elizabeth Sloand, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAANElizabeth Sloand, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN
Associate Professor

Dr. Elizabeth Sloand has been dedicated to nursing and health care, primarily for underserved and low-income children, throughout her career. Her work as a nurse educator, researcher and community care provider focuses on uninsured and underinsured children and youth both in east Baltimore and in Haiti and other Caribbean nations. Her medical missions in rural southwest Haiti have enabled SON students to provide episodic direct primary and preventive health care to impoverished families as part of their training in community health nursing.

Our People

Heather Pollak
Administrative Coordinator
P. 410-614-7052 | F. 443-287-0544

Natrell Miller Darden
Sr. Faculty Affairs Coordinator
P. 410-502-0103 | F. 443-287-0544