Mary Magee Gullatte, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, AOCN®, FAAN, is the president of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS). With extensive experience in oncology nursing, her clinical nursing background spans the specialties of hematology/oncology and blood and marrow stem cell transplantation. She has experience in solid organ transplantation and general medical surgical nursing. She completed her undergraduate nursing studies at the University of Southern Mississippi and earned a master's degree in nursing as a clinical nurse specialist from Emory University School of Nursing in the specialty of adult health with a clinical specialty in oncology. She completed a post master's adult nurse practitioner program at Emory. As a nurse practitioner, she focuses on primary care of the adult population. She holds an adjunct faculty position at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University. She has practiced in dual administrative and clinical roles since 1982. She is a graduate of the University of Utah, College of Nursing with a PhD in cancer nursing research. She currently serves as Vice President of Patient Services and Chief Nursing Officer at Emory University Hospital Midtown in Atlanta, GA.
Gullatte has presented nationally and internationally on oncology-related topics, most recently at the European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) in Geneva, Switzerland, as an invited speaker at the 17th annual Cancer Congress in Heidelberg, Germany, and at the Turkish Oncology Nursing Association in Antalya, Turkey. She was a visiting faculty member at Tennessee State University in Nashville; Global Breast Health Initiative in Accra, Ghana, West Africa as well as the EONS in Den Haag, The Netherlands. She also was a visiting faculty member in Manila, Philippines; presented at the Oahu Chapter of ONS in Honolulu, HI, and at the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care in Sydney, Australia and Oslo, Norway.
Gullatte has contributed to the body of published professional literature through articles and book chapters. She is the editor of Nursing Management: Principles and Practice. This book was selected as the AJN Book of the Year in 2005 in the leadership and management category. The 2nd edition was released in 2011. She also is the editor of the Chemotherapy Handbook, 2001, and the 2nd edition, which was published in 2007 and was selected as the 2008 APEX Book of the Year. Both books were published by ONS.
She is the recipient of the 2004 Georgia Nurses Association Nurse of the Year Award, the Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority 2007 Nursing Achievement Award, Pinnacle Award recipient for Community Leadership by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority of Atlanta and awarded in 2006 and 2007 the Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta Affiliate breast cancer public education grant totaling $90,000. She was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing in 2010.