Marion Leary, MPH, RN is the Director of Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing. As the Director of Innovation at Penn Nursing, she works to amplify and educate nurses as leaders in health and health care innovation. Ms. Leary is a member of the American Nurses Association’s Innovation Advisory Committee and a Founding Member of the Society of Nurse Scientists, Innovators, Entrepreneurs and Leaders (SONSIEL).
She is a host of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing podcast, Amplify Nursing, and a contributor to the American Nurses Association’s official journal, the American Nurse, as part of the My Nurse Influencer’s column. In 2021, she was named one of the 30 Health IT Influencers to follow. In 2019, she was named as an Influencer of Healthcare winner in the category of Excellence in Innovation by the Philadelphia Inquirer.