Marion Leary is the Director of Innovation Research for the Center for Resuscitation Science at the University of Pennsylvania and the Course Director for the Research/Inquiry-based Service Residency at the Penn School of Nursing. Ms. Leary focuses her research, education and clinical care on Cardiac Arrest, CPR quality and Therapeutic Hypothermia. Ms. Leary completed her master’s degree in nursing at Penn, in health leadership and completed her master’s degree in public health at Penn.
Ms. Leary has established herself as a nursing leader in the field of CPR quality and post-cardiac arrest, resuscitation care. She serves on the American Heart Association (AHA) Cardiovascular Nursing subcommittee and also the AHA Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science subcommittee. She has participated in the 2010 and 2015 resuscitation guidelines. Ms. Leary is currently a consultant with the Penn Medicine Social Media and Health Innovation Lab and an instructor in the Penn Master of Public Health program.
In addition, Ms. Leary was the Founder and President of Sink or Swim Philadelphia, a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission was to help uninsured or underinsured raise funds to pay for medical expenses using social media and medical crowd-funding.
Ms. Leary is also a founder of Resuscor, LLC, a Penn UPstart company focusing on cardiac arrest and resuscitation science medical education, innovation and technology.
Ms. Leary is the host of STEAMrollrs, a podcast featuring women who are paving the way in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
Ms. Leary's Huffington Post articles represent her views only.