Mary Gallagher-Seaman, RN Consultant, Employee Whole Health, Office of Patient Centered Care & Cultural Transformation, Veterans Health Administration
Mary Gallagher-Seaman is a Registered Nurse Whole Health consultant working on the Employee Whole Health team within the Veterans Health Administration’s Employee Whole Health team.
Mary joined VA in 2005 and has held progressive leadership roles in nursing. She established a shared governance model at VA Hudson Valley (NY) Healthcare System and is a recipient of the United States Under Secretary for Health's Award for Innovation in the Department of Veterans Affairs Community Living Centers (individual award) as well as the New York City Federal Executive Board (group award).
Mary has been an RN for more than 30 years and maintains ANCC certification in both Gerentologic Nursing and as a Nurse Executive. She currently serves as a co-lead of the Chief Well-being Officer (CWO) program among other responsibilities.
Her proudest accomplishment is her role as wife and mother to three adult children, one whom is a Marine Veteran and current reservist.