Marie T. Duffy is a seasoned healthcare executive with over 15 years of proven transformational leadership at a number of diverse organizations. Before joining the CarePoint Health family, she was Chief Nursing Officer and Associate Administrator at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital in Alexandria, an acute care facility and part of the largest healthcare system in Northern Virginia. In this role, Ms. Duffy was charged with overseeing operations, administration and strategic planning for the operating unit, as well as the overall accountability of professional nursing practice, nursing education, research and nursing leadership. As a result, she was able to help improve several areas of operation including redesigning of the nursing structure and nurse manager development. Prior to that, Ms. Duffy was first Associate Vice President and then Vice President of Patient Services & Associate Chief Nursing Officer at Hoboken University Medical Center. In this capacity, she was responsible for patient care services including operational, financial and business issues and for the direction, efficiency, cost effectiveness, and development of new services and programs for the organization.
Before that, Ms. Duffy was the Executive Director of Nursing and Professional Development of Bon Secours Health System at Hoboken University Medical Center, a Maryland-based, nonprofit Catholic health system that owns, manages or joint ventures acute care, long-term care, assisted living, retirement communities/senior housing, home care, hospice services and other facilities, primarily on the East Coast. While there, she was a member of the senior executive team responsible for nursing operations, professional development, and physician and staff recruitment for three New Jersey hospitals – the former Saint Mary Hospital, St. Francis Hospital and Christ Hospital. She was also Nurse Manager, Assistant Nursing Care Coordinator and a staff nurse at St. Francis Hospital for the Franciscan Health System of New Jersey.
She studied at the St. Francis School of Nursing, received her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from St. Peter’s College and a master’s degree in Nursing from Columbia University. She also has a doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Newark. In addition to being widely published and receiving many awards and accolades, she is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, the American College of Healthcare Executives and completed an Advanced Certification in Nursing Administration from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.