Katherine DeRuggiero, D.N.P., R.N.

kathy_deruggieroVice President, Patient Services

Kathy DeRuggiero is vice president of patient services for Johns Hopkins Medicine International. She collaborates across Johns Hopkins Medicine to ensure diverse patient populations from the United States and abroad receive quality care before, during and after their visit to Johns Hopkins.

Kathy is a veteran nurse with 32 years of experience. She began her career as a staff nurse at what is now Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She served as the assistant director and interim director of nursing for the Department of Emergency Medicine. She later was named the director of nursing for the Department of Emergency Medicine and Johns Hopkins Lifeline.

She holds a doctorate in nursing practice and a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

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