Mary Funari, RN, BSN

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Mary Funari, RN, BSN, is a clinical nurse supervisor for Global Patient Services at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


Mary provides ongoing case management for international patients from their initial contact to time of discharge. She is the clinical resource for the GPS nursing team and new International inquiries and patients at CHOP. Additionally, Mary oversees the daily operations and supervision of staff within the GPS nursing team. She ensures coordinated care and access to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) medical services. She also facilitates communication between CHOP’s hospital staff and referring physicians. Mary is excited to be part of the GPS team, working with families from all over the world whose children have complex medical conditions which require the specialized expertise CHOP can provide.

Prior to joining Global Medicine, Mary was a staff nurse in the Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit (NICU), as well as in the outpatient clinical setting. Her expertise also includes experience as an NICU transport nurse and nurse legal assistant.

Mary received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Villanova University.

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Nurse Supervisor, Global Patient Services

Departments and Services