Associate Professor, Director of Nursing Leadership & Management Programs
GW University School of Nursing
Dr. Kate Malliarakis is an Associate Professor with the George Washington University School of Nursing where she is the Director of the MSN Nursing Leadership and Management Program as well as the Executive Leadership Program for the DNP Program. She is also the President of KAM Associates, a health care consulting firm specializing in substance abuse and leadership issues and maintains a private counseling practice specializing in addictions, especially health professionals with substance use disorders.
For over five years, Dr. Malliarakis was the Chief, Specific Drugs Branch in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy in Washington, DC, a policy-making office with direct oversight of more than 50 federal agencies that received federal funds to address drug issues. After ONDCP, she served as a consultant for Fleishman-Hillard, a premier communications firm, where she worked principally on the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy’s National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign.
In 1999, Dr. Malliarakis was awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Fellowship in the Executive Nurse Leader Fellows Program and currently serves as the President of the RWJ ENF Alumni Association. She is a founding member and current Chair of the Committee on Impaired Nurses (COIN) for the District of Columbia Board of Nursing. Dr. Malliarakis is a licensed adult nurse practitioner and nationally certified as a Level III substance abuse counselor.