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Judy Ann Rollins
Adjunct Lecturer
Center for Arts in Medicine/Research and Evaluation

Judy Rollins, PhD, RN, President, Rollins & Associates, Inc., brings over thirty years of arts and healthcare experience in research, consulting, program development, and education. She is a registered nurse with a BFA in the visual arts, an MS in child development and family studies, and a PhD in health and community studies. She holds a certificate in Evaluation Practice from George Washington University in Washington, DC. Dr. Rollins has developed arts programming for patients, families, and healthcare staff in hospitals, hospice care, and the community. Among the local arts programs she has developed are “Allies in the Arts” for Wounded Warriors and “You Are a Work of Art” for nursing service personnel at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, “ART is the heART” for children and families in hospice care, “BEST ME” for children in foster care, and “Studio G”, an artists–in-residence program in pediatrics at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. She is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine with a secondary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She also is an adjunct instructor for the online arts in medicine and public health graduate program at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Author of over one hundred publications, Dr. Rollins is editor for Pediatric Nursing and North America regional editor for the Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice. A two-time winner of the American Journal of Nursing book of the year award, she also is the recipient of the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care Research Award, Johnson & Johnson/Society for the Arts in Healthcare Partnership to Promote Arts and Healing Award, National Science Foundation Scholarship, The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership Travel Award, and Georgetown University’s Mary M. Hoobler Distinguished Service Award. In February 2016, she was appointed a Scholar at The Institute for Integrative Health in Baltimore, Maryland, where she is conducting an international study on the impact of commissioned artwork in hospitals on patients, families, visitors, and staff. She consults, writes, and researches on healthcare issues nationally and internationally, with a special interest in arts-informed research.

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1406 28th Street NW, Washington, DC 20007