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Nursing Leadership

The Nursing Division at Spaulding is led by Chief Nursing Officer Judi Cullinane and a team of Associate Chief Nursing Officers who oversee our individual facilities in Sandwich, Cambridge, Brighton and Charlestown. This team leads the largest contingent of the Spaulding workforce — our nursing staff — who play a critical role in improving the lives of our patients and families.

  • Judi Cullinane, PhD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, LSSBH, CCRN-K

    Judi Cullinane, PhD, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, LSSBH, CCRN-K

    Chief Nursing Officer

    Education: Judi obtained her doctorate degree from Simmons University and her master's and baccalaureate degrees from Graceland University.

    Recognitions/Memberships: She is certified as an Advanced Nurse Executive and as a certified Critical Care Nurse through the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC). She is also certified in Lean Six Sigma as a Black Belt in Healthcare, engaging nursing and interprofessional healthcare clinicians within strategy and change management to meet the needs of patients, families, employees, and the organization. Judi also serves on the ANCC Commission on Accreditation, Nursing Continuous Professional Development. She has served on other boards and committees including serving as an award judge for Johnson & Johnson Nurse Fellowship, the National Nurse Advisory Board of Becton Dickinson, the Organization of Nurse Leaders (MA, RI, NH, VT, CT), the Boston MA, National Association of Hispanic Nurses, and Sigma Theta Tau, Theta at Large (007).

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  • Deborah J. Byrne

    Deborah J. Byrne, CRRN, BSN, MA

    Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Spaulding Hospital Cape Cod

    Education: AS, Cape Cod Community College
    BSN, Northeastern University
    MS, National Graduate School of Quality Management

    Recognitions: Deb first Joined Spaulding Cape Cod in 1995 as Nurse Manager, a post she held seven years before moving to Falmouth Hospital’s ICU, gaining experience in critical care nursing. There she was promoted to Director of Critical Care, then Director of Inpatient Nursing, finishing her tenure as VP of Clinical Services. She rejoined Spaulding Cape Cod as Director of Nursing in 2016.

  • Joanne Fucile

    Joanne Fucile, RN, DNP, CRRN, NEA-BC

    Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Spaulding Hospital Cambridge

    Education: BSN and MSN, Salem State College; Doctorate in Nursing Practice, MGH Institute of Health Professions

    Recognitions/Memberships: Member of Sigma Theta Tau, Association of Nurse Executives and the Association of Rehabilitation Nursing. American College of Healthcare Executives, Association of Nursing Association and Organization of Nurse Leaders Board – past president 2018. ACP Veteran Mentor; Member of Lynn Council of Elder Services.

  • Maureen Calnan

    Maureen Calnan, RN, CRRN

    Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Spaulding Nursing & Therapy Center Brighton

    Education: BSN, Southern New Hampshire University; ASN, Laboure College; Masters in Healthcare Administration, Southern New Hampshire University

    Recognitions/Memberships: Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN), Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN); Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI); Member of Organization of Nurse Leaders (ONL); Member of American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE); AONE Nurse Executive Fellow, 2019