Chief Nursing Officer

Mary Dixon, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Mary Dixon


Mary Dixon is our Chief Nursing Officer for the University of Virginia Health. She has been part of our team since March 2017. Dixon has over 30 years of nursing and healthcare leadership experience, including six years as Chief Nursing Officer within Baylor, Scott & White Health in Texas and Inova Health in Northern Virginia.

She has served as a mentor and preceptor to numerous graduate nursing students and nursing leaders during her career. Dixon has led and participated in many teams to improve clinical performance and outcomes; she is seen as an expert in Lean, patient flow, patient experience and team member engagement.

Dixon received her bachelor of science in nursing from the Catholic University of America and her master of science in nursing administration from George Mason University. Dixon is passionate about nursing and the tremendous role nurses play in the health of our patients and community.