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Catherine Alicia Georges

AARP President-elect (2016-2018)

 

Catherine Alicia Georges, EdD, RN, FAAN, (President-elect) is professor and chair of the Department of Nursing at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is president of the National Black Nurses Foundation. Previously, she was a staff nurse, team leader, supervisor and district manager for the Visiting Nurse Service of New York.  She serves on the Board of the Black Women’s Health Study and R.A.I.N., Inc. She earned her undergraduate degree from the Seton Hall University College of Nursing, her M.A. in Nursing from New York University and a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Vermont. She resides in Bronx, N.Y