Timothy Godfrey

Timothy Godfrey, SJ

Adjunct Professor


  • Public health nursing
  • Health care ethics
  • Ignatian spirituality

Research Areas

  • Immigrant Health
  • Nursing ethics
  • Community-based nursing


  • Rector of the Loyola House Jesuit Community, University of San Francisco


  • The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Health Policy and Ethics, School of Nursing, and Visiting Fellow, Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies, June 2011 – May 2012
  • The Catholic University of America, DNP, 2011
  • The Catholic University of America, MSN, 2010
  • Saint Louis University, BSN, 1996
  • Washington University, MSW, 1993
  • Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara University, ThM, 1986
  • Jesuit School of Theology at Santa Clara, MDiv, 1985
  • Saint Louis University, BA in Philosophy, 1979

Prior Experience

  • Executive Director of Campus Ministry, Georgetown University
  • Pastor, St. Patrick Parish
  • Community Health Nurse, East Side Health District

Awards & Distinctions

  • Alumni Award in Doctoral Studies, The Catholic University of America (May, 2011)

  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau—International Honor Society of Nursing

  • Member of Alpha Sigma Nu—National Jesuit Honor Society

Selected Publications

  • American Nurses Association. Steering Committee (Member). (2015). Code of ethics for nurses with interpretive statements. Silver Spring, MA: American Nurses Association.

  • Hinkle, J. L., Hladek, M., Winfield, D., & Godfrey, T. (2014). Nursing faculty and students help establish a foot clinic for the homeless at a soup kitchen in the District of Columbia. ADVANCE for Nurses website.

  • Nursing Beyond Borders: Access to Health Care for Documented and Undocumented Immigrants Living in the US, American Nurses Association (ANA) Policy Brief (2010).