Marla L. Vanore, RN, BSN, MHA

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Marla L. Vanore, RN, BSN, MHA, is Director of the Injury Prevention Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Injury prevention, Trauma
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Marla L. Vanore, RN, MHA has extensive experience in leadership roles in pediatric and adult trauma centers. In these positions she has overseen clinical programs, injury prevention, education, trauma registries and research. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Society of Trauma Nurses including a two-year term as president. In addition, she has published and is an international speaker on trauma care and systems topics. She has experience as a nurse surveyor for trauma site surveys across the country and has participated in numerous statewide committees.

Education and Training

Additional Training

MHA, St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, Pa.

Undergraduate Degree

BSN, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, Pa.

Graduate Degree

Clara Maass Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Belleville, N.J.

Titles and Academic Titles

Director, Injury Prevention Programs

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Trauma systems and injury prevention