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Mary E. Coley

Mary E. Coley, American medical/surgical nurse. Registered Nurse, New York.


  • Coley, Mary E. was born on March 6, 1936 in Brooklyn. Daughter of William J. and Elizabeth T. (Andrews) Moody.

  • Education

    • Diploma in nursing, St. Vincent's Hospital, New York City, 1956.


    • Staff nurse Long Island Surgical Group, Garden City, New York, 1973-1980. Senior staff nurse, coordinator operating room Thomas S. Rees, Doctor of Medicine New York City, 1980-1984. Plastic surgery nurse clinician Peter B. Fodor, Doctor of Medicine 1984-1988.

      Staff nurse plastic, general and orthopedic surgery units Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, 1988-1990, nurse clinician Critical Care American Infusion Therapy division, 1991-1994. Nurse clinician East End Hospice, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, New York.


    • Member editorial review board Plastic Surgical Nursing, section editor core curriculum, 1989.


    Member American Nurses Association, American Society Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Nurses (certified, vice president 1984-1985, president 1986, representative to National Federation Specialty Nursing Organizations 1987-1988, Ethicon Writing award 1985), Association Nurses in Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Care (founding member, president Nassau-Suffolk chapter 1993-1994), New York State Nurses Association.


    • Married Robert S. Coley, August 10, 1957. Children: Kevin, Janet, Linda, Maureen, Sara.
    • father: William J. Moody
    • mother: Elizabeth T. (Andrews) Moody
    • spouse: Robert S. Coley
    • children: Kevin Coley
    • Janet Coley
    • Linda Coley
    • Maureen Coley
    • Sara Coley
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    Born March 6, 1936