Mary Ellen began her nursing career in 1995 and has been the CNO of Memorial Hermann Southeast and Pearland Hospitals since 2018. She most recently led her campuses to achieving their initial ANCC Magnet designation. In her current role, Mary is responsible for providing vision and works with nursing leaders to set the direction for quality evidence-based patient-centered care. She assisted with the opening of the heart program at Southeast and oversees multiple programs focused on patient-centered excellence. Mary is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and sits on multiple community advisory boards. She is certified as a cardiovascular registered nurse and a fellow of the Advisory Board Company.
Bio posted March 2022