Hopkins Nursing Through the Years
-The Johns Hopkins Hospital opens in May.
-The Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses opens in October.
-Isabel Hampton becomes the first Superintendent of Nurses and Principal.
The Alumnae Association of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School for Nurses is formed with 38 members.
Isabel Hampton marries Dr. Hunter Robb and resigns from her duties as Superintendent of Nurses; M. Adelaide Nutting is named as her replacement.
M. Adelaide Nutting becomes the first RN in Maryland.
M. Adelaide Nutting helps launch the American Journal of Nursing.
Hopkins Nurses expand their reach globally through their involvement with the American Red Cross and the United States Army Nursing Corps during World War I.
Hopkins Nursing assists with the establishment of a nursing school at the Peking Union Medical College in China.
Hampton House, named for the first superintendent of the Training School, Isabel Hampton Robb, opens as a residence for nursing students.
Anna D. Wolf, Director from 1940-1955, forges new links with the University; major inroads toward University affiliation made for nursing training.
Gertrude Jones, Hopkins Nursing's first African-American student, graduates.
Herb Zinder and Jim Levya, Hopkins Nursing's first male students, graduate.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing graduates its last class and closes.
Johns Hopkins University School of Health Services Nursing Education program opens in 1974, offers BSN degree, and closes in 1979.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) opens as a degree-granting division of Johns Hopkins University.
Master's and post-doctoral fellowship programs first offered.
Nursing Research Program initiated at The Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH).
Accelerated program begins, with students earning a BS in 13 months.
Sigma Theta Tau International, the nursing honor society, approves a chapter at Hopkins—Nu Beta.
-Wald Community Nursing Center established to serve Baltimore's uninsured.
-Peace Corps Fellows program developed.
A doctoral program is first offered, beginning with 5 students.
Center for Nursing Research established at JHUSON to support faculty research on ways to promote health and improve delivery of health services.
Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing established, linking education at the School of Nursing and practice at The Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Nursing.
Anne M. Pinkard Building, the first dedicated to the education of Hopkins nurses, opens.
Center on Health Disparities Research is established at JHUSON.
The Hospital's Department of Nursing earns Magnet status, the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) highest honor.
-JHUSON partners with the Peking Union Medical College to offer the first doctoral education of nurses in China.
-Nursing alumni for Church Home and Hospital join the Johns Hopkins Nurses' Alumni Association.
The Office of Global Nursing is created at JHUSON to foster international initiatives.
-Academic departments are established at JHUSON:
-Plans underway for a building addition at the School of Nursing; fundraising campaign is launched.
-Ranked 2nd by U.S. News & World Report for Community Health Nursing Programs.
-Moved to 4th place (from 6th) in U.S. News and World Report rankings of all nursing Graduate Programs and to 7th in Nursing Service Administration.
-Ranked 7th for NIH funding among schools of nursing in the nation.
-Scholarly productivity named 6th among peer institutions.