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Nursing Leadership

Maria V. Koszalka, RN, Ed.D.

Maria V. Koszalka, Ed.D., RN

Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President, Patient Care Services

A member of the executive leadership team of Johns Hopkins Bayview, Dr. Koszalka holds strategic responsibility for hospital operations and patient care services, including all aspects of nursing. Her oversight also includes respiratory care, specialty programs certifications and accreditation, quality management, patient safety, hospital accreditation and regulatory programs. Dr. Koszalka also leads several health system-wide initiatives related to patient safety and quality, and is the executive champion for lean/six sigma initiatives on campus.

Carol Ball, MAS, RN

Carol Ball, MAS, RN

Senior Director, Nursing Administration

Carol Ball provides leadership for budget, payroll, nurse license and certification verification, staff modeling, productivity monitoring and performance reporting. A Hopkins Bayview nurse for more than 50 years, she has led many initiatives related to strategic planning, facility redevelopment and operations. 

Cindy Walter, DNP, RN

Cynthia Walters, DNP, RN

Senior Director, Hospital Capacity Management  and Emergency Nursing Services

Dr. Walters leads the hospital capacity management, emergency nursing services and trauma programs. She holds additional departmental responsibilities including clinical care, quality outcomes, regulatory compliance, patient satisfaction, finance, safety/risk management and staff development, as well as maintaining requirements for Emergency Department Base Station and Level II Trauma.

Directors of Nursing

Terry Bennett, MS, RN

Terry Bennett, MS, RN.

Director of Nurse Recruitment

Brandon Buckingham, MSN, RN

Brandon Buckingham, DNP, RN, CCRN-K

Assistant Director of Nursing, Ambulatory Services
Interim Director of Nursing Finance

Elaine Clayton, MS, RN

Elaine Clayton, MS, RN, NEA-BC

Director of Nursing, Specialty Hospital Programs
Administrator of Respiratory Care Services

Michelle DAlessandro, DNP, RN, NEABC

Michelle D'Alessandro, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

Director of Nursing, Medicine

Kim Goldsborough, MSN, RN

Kim Goldsborough, DNP, RN,CNML

Director of Nursing, Surgical Services and Neurosciences

Wendy Houseknecht, MSN, RN

Wendy Houseknecht, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Director of Nursing, Maternal Child Health

Kerri Huber, Ed.D., RN

Kerri Huber, Ed.D., MSN, RN, CIC

Director of Patient Safety

Kelly Krout, DNP, RN

Kelly Krout, DNP, RN

Director of Quality Management

Freddie Jenkins, MSN, RN

Freddie Jenkins, MSN, RN

Director of Nursing, Psychiatry

Andy Magalee, MA, RN

Andy Magalee, MA, RN

Director of Nursing for Staffing and Resource Management
Nurse Staffing, Patient Care Coordinators,  RN Temp Labor, Float Pool, Nursing Technology

Carolyn Phillips, MHA, CJCP

Carolyn Phillips, MHA, CJCP

Director of Regulatory Affairs

Jennifer Spahn, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Jennifer Spahn, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Director of Nursing Practice & Interprofessional Education

Carrie Stein, MSN, MBA, RN-BC

Carrie Stein, MSN, MBA, RN-BC

Director of Clinical Informatics

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