Maria Bobo

Adjunct Clinical Instructor
Director of Nursing Professional Development & Education and Magnet Recognition Program
Undergraduate Studies Program

University of Michigan School of Nursing
400 North Ingalls Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5482

Telephone: 734-936-9531
Fax: 734-764-5316


  • Leadership
  • Staff Professional Development
  • Clinical Quality Improvement
  • Women’s/Adolescent Health

Maria L. Bobo is doctoral prepared, certified, advanced practice nurse with years of experience in progressive leadership, quality improvement, project management and Magnet® Recognition Program experience. She is a proven leader with an intense focus in leadership, quality management, patient experience/satisfaction, interdisciplinary collaborative, clinical program development, shared governance, research, evidence based nursing practice and nursing staff professional development. As a Women’s Health Practitioner, she has a passion for improving adolescent sexual health in urban communities.

Affiliations / Service

  • Member, American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Member, Michigan Organization of Nurse Leaders
  • Member, Association of Nursing Professional Development
  • Member, American Nurses Association
  • Member, American Nurses Association-Michigan

Notable Awards / Honors

  • Leadership of the Year Award, DMC-Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, 2013
  • Nightingale Award Winner: Long-Term/Rehabilitation, Oakland University, 2012


  • DNP, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 2012
  • MSN, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 2000
  • BSN, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI 1995