Maureen Banks is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at MGH Institute of Health Professions. She is the President of Spaulding Hospital Cambridge, Spaulding Hospital Cape Cod, Spaulding Hospital North Shore, Spaulding Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Chief Operating Officer of Spaulding Rehab Hospital and the Spaulding Rehab Network. She has an extensive and varied background in nursing and healthcare leadership throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia, and New Hampshire. Banks has held senior administrative positions in academic medical centers, home care, and community hospitals. She has consistently held facility appointments in both graduate and undergraduate programs.

Banks has been active throughout her career in professional organizations. At the state level, she has served in several capacities for the Organization of Nurse Leaders, including President. Banks is on several boards including ACCESO, a humanitarian organization building bridges between the people of Cuba and the United States, the AHA Board of Directors for Governance for Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation, the Southern New Hampshire University School of Nursing Advisory Board, and a member of the Women Business Leaders. Banks has also held many varied positions as a volunteer with community organizations.

Banks received her MBA and Advanced Certificate in Health Administration from Southern New Hampshire University as a Commonwealth Fellowship recipient.  Her undergraduate degree is from Boston College and she holds a master’s degree from the University of Connecticut.  As a nurse, her clinical focus has been oncology and hospice care.  She is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executive and certified as Advanced Nursing Executive from ANCC.

  • MBA, Advanced Certificate in Health Administration, Southern New Hampshire University, 1993;  Commonwealth Fellow, 1992-1993                        
  • MS, Nursing, Clinical Specialist Oncology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 1979
  • BS, Nursing, Cum Laude, Boston College, 1975

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