College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Public Policy and Administration
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 Senior Vice President of Operations, Chief Nursing Officer, and Chief Quality Officer for Guangzhou R&F Hospital, Guangzhou China. Additionally, 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 37 years of healthcare experience has spanned bedside nursing, clinical and executive operations, academia, research, and industry.