Mary Hagle has over 30 years of clinical experience and is a consultant for evidence-based practice, clinically focused research, and infusion therapy. She has practiced mainly as an oncology clinical nurse specialist and researcher in several upper Midwest states and in a variety of settings. Other experiences include staff nurse, adjunct faculty, and leader for a nursing research and practice center in a Magnet-recognized healthcare system. She was involved with Phase I to III cancer drug testing as well as working with a newly developed implantable infusion pump for chemotherapy.
Focusing on vascular access device management and prevention of adverse events, Dr. Hagle is a mentor for research and quality improvement teams and a leader for translating evidence into practice. Her professional expertise, education, leadership, and background all relate to increasing patient safety and preventing adverse events for individuals and populations. Mary was a member of the INS Standards of Practice Committee for the 2011 and 2016 editions; she is an author of many book chapters on infusion therapy and edited the latest edition of Plumer’s Principles and Practice of Infusion Therapy. She is an enthusiastic presenter for all audiences nationally and internationally.