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Mary M. O’Leary, MHPEd

mary_olearyOccupation: Hospital Administrator
Born: Chicago, Illinois, April 27, 1941

Master of Health Professions Education, University of Illinois Medical Center, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (1979)
Postgraduate Coursework, National College of Education (1974-1975)
BSN, Villanova University, Villanova, PA (1963)
Coursework, George Williams College, Downers Grove, IL

Patient Advocate, Saint Helena, CA (2013-Present)
Consultant, Ascellon Corporation, Landover, MD (2001-Present)
Director of Psychiatric and Respite Care in Nursing, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL (1988-Present)
Administrative Director, Department of Psychiatry, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL (1988-Present)
Patient Advocate, Good Medicine Consult and Advocacy, San Francisco, CA (2011-2013)
Chief Nursing Officer, Saint Helena Hospital, California (2006-2009)
Patient Care Director, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, CA (2002-2006)
Vice President of Clinical Services, Grant Hospital, Chicago, IL (1999-2002)
Director of Psychiatric Services, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL (1989-1999)
Director of Nursing Education Evaluation and Research, Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL (1980-1988)
Clinical Nursing Consultant, Department of Nursing, University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, IL (1975-1980)
Teacher, Nurse, Child-Parent Center Program, Cole, Miller, Dickens and Hansberry Child-Parent Centers, Chicago Board of Education (1972-1975)
Instructor, Cooperative Health Occupations Assistants Program, Chicago Board of Education (1970-1972)
Assistant Head Nurse, Veteran’s Research Hospital, Chicago, IL (1968-1970)
Coordinator, In-Patient Child Psychiatry, Presbyterian-Saint Luke’s Hospital (1964-1968)
Staff Nurse, Department of Psychiatry), Presbyterian-Saint Luke’s Hospital, Chicago, IL (1963-1964)
Consultant, World Health Organization

Career Related: 
Board Member, Honoring Choices, Napa Valley

Volunteer, Lyric Opera, Chicago, IL (1983-1985); Volunteer, Station WITW, Chicago, IL (1980-1985); Assistant Director of Volunteer Services, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL (1963-1964); Volunteer, Cameo Movie Theater

Creative Works:
Contributing Author, Articles, Professional Journals; Lecturer, United States

Janseen Clinical Scholar, Ninth Annual U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress, San Diego, CA (1996); Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award; Honoree, Marquis Who’s Who Top Professional; Recipient, Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award

Member, Program Committee, Midwest Alliance of Nursing (1987-1989); Chairman, Program Committee, Illinois League of Nursing (1986-1988); Chairperson, Continuing Education Committee, National Intravenous Therapy Association (1979-1982); Member, Midwest Nursing Research Society; Member, Illinois Society of Nursing Service Administrators; Member, Chicago Nursing In-Service Organization; Member, Chicago Metropolitan Area Nursing Administrators; Member, American Society of Nursing Service Administrators; Member, American College of Health Care Executives; Member, American Organization of Nurse Executives; Board Member, Columbia Behavioral Health Provider Organization; Member, Sigma Theta Tau; Member, National League for Nursing; Member, Society for Health and Human Values

Roman Catholic

Daughter of John Jeremiah O’Leary and Ruth (Creek) O’Leary
Chuck (Brother, Deceased); Judy (Sister); Susie (Sister); Ruthie (Sister); Betty (Sister); Therese (Sister); Peggy (Sister); John (Brother)

Bocce ball; Interior decorating; Shooting river rapids; Tennis; Rock climbing; Art; Music; Travel

Biography Sources: 
Who’s Who in America – 2019, 72nd Edition (pub. 2019)
Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1986-1987, 20th Edition (pub. 1985)
Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America – 1987-1988, 1st Edition (pub. 1987)

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