Mary Kay Bader has 40 years’ experience with an emphasis in neuroscience/ICU. She holds CCRN, CNRN, SCRN & CCNS certifications. She has functioned as ICU staff nurse, educator, faculty, and clinical nurse specialist. She has held clinical and joint faculty positions at 2 universities.
Bader is employed as a neuro/ICU CNS working collaboratively with the team to develop protocols for neuro/ICU patient populations. She has lectured nationally/internationally on Hypothermia and Targeted Temperature Management, ICP, Neurotrauma, Spinal Cord Injury, aneurysmal SAH, novel anticoagulants in the presence of intracranial hemorrhage and stroke.
She has published 37 articles/4 books. Mary Kay is on the board of directors for the Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) and is their current Treasurer. She was honored as a Fellow for the NCS in October 2013 and is also a FAHA. Mary Kay served on the Jury for the NCS multimodality monitoring consensus document in 2013-2014.