Vice President for Nursing and Patient Care Services at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Dr. Haller is responsible for professional practice and clinical standards in the institution and supervises a nursing staff of more than 3,000 full-time equivalent care-givers. She also oversees the activities of the offices for social work, regulatory affairs, admitting and patient/visitor services.
A professor and associate dean for clinical affairs in the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Dr. Haller has published more than 100 articles and editorials on subjects ranging from leadership and management in patient care delivery systems to end-of-life decision-making and patient safety. She has conducted National Institutes of Health-funded research on end-of-life issues. For 10 years, she has served with distinction as editor of the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing. She was elected to the American Academy of Nursing in 1991; has been awarded fellowships in nursing and nursing management; and in 2001 received the National Caring Award from the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses for her outstanding contributions to nursing and nursing research.
Dr. Haller received her bachelor’s, master’s of science, master’s of public health and Ph.D. in nursing from the University of Michigan. Before coming to Johns Hopkins in 1988, she was an associate professor of maternal-child health and a research scientist at Loyola University in Chicago.