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Faculty Catherine Alicia Georges, Chair

E-mail Address:
Phone Number: 718-960-8799
Office: T-3, Room 209
Rank: Professor
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.S.N., Seton Hall Univ.; M.A., New York Univ.; Ed.D., Univ. of Vermont

Academic Interests

  • Community health, Health policy


  • Health disparities, professional organizational development and health policy


  • Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing; Fellow of the New York Academy of medicine; Board of Directors of AARP.


  • Georges, C. A., Bolton, L.B., Bennett, C Quality of Care in African American Communities and the Nursing Shortage (2003) Journal of the national Black Nurses Association Vol 14 2 16-24
  • Georges, C. A. African American Nurse Leadership: Pathways and Opportunities (20040 Nursing Administration Quarterly Vol 28 3 170-172
  • Bolton, L, Giger, J., Georges, C. A. Structural and Racial Barriers to Health Care(2004) Annual Nursing Review.

Peer Reviewed

  • Georges, C.A. (2007) Diversity in nursing: A long  road ahead.  Policy and Politics in Nursing and  Health  Care  St. Louis: Saunders /Elsevier p 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 Americans 
    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