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Catherine Alicia Georges
Position: Professor and Chairperson of Nursing
Campus Affiliation: Lehman College
Phone: 718-960-8799
Degrees/Diplomas: EdD, RN, FAAN
Research Interests: Health Disparities, Health Literacy and International Nursing Education and Practice.

Professional Interests:

Health Disparities, Health Literacy and International Nursing Education and Practice

Primary Teaching Areas:

Health disparities, Community health, Trends and Issues, Health policy

Selected Publications:

  • Georges, C. A. (2010) Honoring Black Nurses. AJN, American Journal of Nursing. Vol 110  2

  • Georges, C.A. , (2007) Diversity in nursing: A long road ahead. in Mason,D., Leavitt,J. Chaffee, M. Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders 559-567

  • Georges,C.A. (2005) Professional nursing organizations: Influencing policy affecting the health status of African American communities. Nurse Leader. Vol 3 5

  • Georges, C. A. , Bolton, L, Bennett, C (2004). Test of Functional Health literacy in African American Journal of the National Black Nurses Association Vol 15 1

  • Georges, C. A. ( 2004) African American nurse leadership: pathways and opportunities. Nursing Administration Quarterly. Vol 28 3 170-172

  • Bolton, L. Giger, J., Georges, C. A. (2004) Structural and racial barriers to health care. Annual Review of Nursing Research Vol 22 p-39-58

  • Georges, C. A., Bolton, L., (2003) Quality of care in African American communities and the nursing shortage. Journal of National Black Nurses Association Vol 14 2

  • Bolton, L. Giger, J., Georges, C. A. (2003) Eliminating structural and racial barriers: A plausible solution to eliminating health disparities. Journal of National Black Nurses Association Vol 14 1

Works in Progress:

  • The meaning of health for African American women leaders in health care

  • Minding the Gap: Mental Health Disparities

Education:

  • BSN, Seton Hall University College of Nursing

  • MA, New York Univesity

  • EdD, University of Vermont