Mary M. Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, AOCN, FAAN



Known for her passion for education, research and advancement, Dr. Gullatte is a published author, former president of the Oncology Nurses Society and demonstrated nursing leader.

Titles and Roles

Corporate Director of Nursing Innovation and Research
Emory Healthcare
Adjunct Associate, Department of Nursing
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Mary M. Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, AOCN, FAAN, is the Corporate Director of Nursing Innovation and Research for Emory Healthcare and the former Vice President of Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer at Emory University Hospital Midtown. She holds an adjunct faculty position at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University.

Dr. Gullatte holds professional memberships in Oncology Nursing Society, American Nurses Association, and Sigma Theta Tau. She is a current member of the Lance Armstrong Foundation. In 2010, she was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing.


Dr. Gullatte earned her Masters of Nursing Degree from Emory University School of Nursing in 1981, in the specialty of Adult Health with a clinical specialty in oncology. In 1995, she completed a Post Masters Adult Nurse Practitioner program at Emory. In 2008, she graduated with a PhD in cancer nursing research from the University of Utah, College of Nursing.


Dr. Gullatte has contributed to numerous publications including as editor of Nursing Management: Principles and Practice which was selected as the AJN Book of the Year for 2005 in the leadership and management category. She is also editor of the Chemotherapy Handbook.

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Dr. Gullatte is the recipient of the following awards and honors:

  • Pinnacle Award for consistent contributions to community service, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., 2011
  • Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, Nursing Achievement Award, 2007
  • Georgia Nurses Association: Nurse of the Year, 2004
  • ONS Patient and Public Education Award, 2003
  • ONS Linda Arenth Oncology Nursing Manager of the Year award, 2000
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