Mary M. Fanning, a Sister of Mercy, was a faculty member of Notre Dame of Maryland University from 1999 to 2016. Previously was President and CEO of Our Lady of the Way Hospital in Martin, Kentucky. Prior positions also include assistant administrator, Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore; Budget and Cost Reimbursement Manager, Saint Joseph Medical Center, Towson, MD; Director of Admissions, Mercy Medical, Daphne, AL; and science teacher, Mercy High School, Baltimore, MD.
Sister Fanning has served on numerous boards and committees. In addition to Loyola University, MD, she currently serves on the boards of Trinity Health System and chairs Trinity’s Public Juridic Person (PJP) board; Mercy Health Services, Baltimore; St. Joseph-Mercy Hospital, Georgetown, Guyana; and Carlow University, Pittsburgh. She also serves on the stewardship committee of Mercy Health System, St. Louis.
Sister Fanning’s education background includes Ph.D. in Public Policy, University of Maryland; certificate in Health Systems Management, Harvard University’s School of Public Health; MBA with finance concentration, Loyola University Maryland; and BA Chemistry/Sec. Ed., Mount Saint Agnes College, Baltimore. She is an advanced member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and a life fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives.