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Betelehem Abate: Doctoral Nursing Students

Betelehem Abate, MSN, RN

DNP Alumni
Betelehem Abate
Advisor(s): Brigit VanGraafeiland, DNP, CRNP
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Beth Abate is a nurse practitioner working at the Johns Hopkins Memory and Care Clinic within Grand Oaks Assisted Living in Washington DC. In 2009, she earned a master's degree in the adult nurse practitioner tract at the Catholic University of America. Having joined the DNP program in 2015, she is working with Johns Hopkins faculty advisers to improve health care outcomes for assisted-living residents. She enjoys teaching residents and family members geriatric health strategies as well as coordinating care for acute diseases. Her passion is to promote aging in place.

DNP Scholarly Project

Utilizing Effective Communication Tools in an Assisted Living Setting to Improve Communication between Nursing Staff and Providers

Major Achievement(s)

  • Board certified nurse practitioner through ANCC in adult and geriatric care
  •  Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing Award, 2008