Mary Crabtree Tonges
Mary Crabtree Tonges, RN, PhD, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, University of North Carolina Hospitals
, Chapel Hill, NC
Mary is Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for the University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals in charge of all inpatient nursing care units, the emergency department, and Carolina Air Care.
She is also a Clinical Professor in UNC's School of Nursing and Associate Dean for UNC Healthcare.
Mary has been a consultant in case management and nursing staffing, and is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), American Nurses Association (ANA), and Sigma Theta Tau, among others.
is the recipient of many awards and honors including the Nursing Spectrum Nursing Excellence Award
(2006), the North Carolina Great 100 Nurses Award (2005) and Distinguished Practitioner in the National Academies of Practice in Nursing