Dr. Maryann Fralic is a leader among nurse leaders. An expert in health services administration and executive nurse practice, she continuously explores emerging issues in nursing education, research, and practice and melds them together to inform the future of nursing. At the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and in hospitals, community-based practice, and the arenas of clinical nursing and research across the country, her expertise, advice, and administrative acumen make her a widely sought after speaker, educator, and mentor. Dr. Fralic also holds a joint appointment with the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, serves as an executive advisor for the Nursing Executive Center of the Advisory Board Company in Washington, DC, and is a senior consultant for the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows Program. She is a former vice president of nursing at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and previously served as an Associate Dean at the School of Nursing.