Joseph “Joey” Scaletta

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Joseph (Joey) Scaletta, MPH, BSN, RN, CIC, FAPIC
Nurse Consultant, Infection Prevention and Control
MEDDAC Bavaria, Germany

Mr. Scaletta currently works for the U.S. Department of Defense as Nurse Consultant, Infection Prevention and Control for MEDDAC Bavaria in Bavaria, Germany where he has oversight for five ambulatory clinics that serve our nation’s warriors and their families. He has been a member of APIC since 2005 and has been a member of six local APIC Chapters and has had the opportunity to serve in a variety of leadership positions including Chapter Legislative Representative (Greater Kansas City Chapter) and President (Wichita Chapter). At the national level, Mr. Scaletta served as a member of the Annual Conference Committee and as chair of the Education Committee. Mr. Scaletta was a co-author for the Roadmap for the Novice Infection Preventionist, a document that has been instrumental in orienting new members of the infection prevention community. Mr. Scaletta also served as the first HAI program director for the state of Kansas, developing partnerships with other stakeholders.

Mr. Scaletta has served in the U.S. Peace Corps, participated in medical missions in Colombia, and volunteered in a sixty bed Ebola treatment unit in Sierra Leone at the height of the 2013- 2015 Ebola outbreak.

Mr. Scaletta holds a Master of Public Health Degree from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Fort Hays State University in Fort Hays, Kansas.  He has been certified in infection control since 2007 and has earned the Fellow of APIC designation.