Steven Matarelli

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Steven A. Matarelli, PhD RN FABC is Senior Vice President of Medpoint Asia | Medpoint Health Partners, serving in the capacity of Acting CEO additional to his permanent roles of the Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Quality Officer for Guangzhou R&F Hospital, Guangzhou China. Dr. Matarelli has worked for Walden University since 2012 as Contributing Faculty in the School of Public Policy and Administration.

Formerly, Dr. Matarelli worked as a Sr. Clinical Executive for Vocera Communications - Middle East & United Kingdom and as Field Director and Nurse Surveyor for Joint Commission International. Prior to joining Joint Commission, Dr. Matarelli worked for Johns Hopkins Medicine International in the role of Chief Operating Officer/Chief Clinical Officer for a tertiary teaching hospital in United Arab Emirates. A graduate of the Johnson & Johnson Wharton Fellows Program in Management for Nurse Executives and a Fellow of the Healthcare Advisory Board, Dr. Matarelli is a highly experienced national and international speaker in the United States, Middle East, and Asia on topics of nursing care, hospital operations, patient safety, research, and “theory-into-practice” for healthcare providers, community organizations, and academic settings. His 38+ years of healthcare experience has spanned bedside nursing, clinical and executive operations, academia, research, and industry.


PhD, Walden University

Diploma -- Professional Nursing, The Methodist Medical Center of Central Illinois

MS, Texas Woman's University

BSN, The University of the State of New York -- Regents Program