JoAnn Z. Ioannou, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC
Senior Vice President - Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, GBMC HealthCare
JoAnn Z. Ioannou, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, has joined GBMC HealthCare as Senior Vice President of Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer. Prior to joining GBMC, Dr. Ioannou served as Director of Neurosciences/Psychiatry Nursing at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. In addition, Dr. Ioannou has served in various leadership roles at Johns Hopkins in the Department of Medicine, including nurse manager and assistant director of medical nursing. She earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology from Towson University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Villa Julie College and a Master of Science in Nursing and a Master of Business Administration and Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees from The Johns Hopkins University.
"Healthcare is rapidly changing, and through my organizational role, my goal is to support nursing staff and elevate their practice, so they may continue to provide excellent patient- and family-centered care,” says Dr. Ioannou. “It is an honor and a privilege to work at such a well-respected institution, and I am very excited to join GBMC HealthCare."