Joseph Lopreiato, MD, MPH
Joseph O. Lopreiato, MD, MPH
Name: Joseph O. Lopreiato, MD, MPH
Medical: M.D. Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., 1977-1981.
Masters Degree: Masters of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, 1995-1997.
Internship: Pediatrics, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, 1981-1982.
Residency: Pediatrics, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, 1982-1984.
Fellowships: Primary Care Faculty Development Fellowship, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 1993-1994.
Academic Pediatrics Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 1995-1997.
Certificate: Healthcare Modeling and Simulation. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA. September 2013.
He is currently the Associate Dean for Simulation Education and Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Nursing at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He is also the medical director of the Val G. Hemming Simulation Center, a multidisciplinary learning laboratory serving students across the continuum of medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, a member of the American Pediatric Society, the Association of Standardized Patient Educators and is the President of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. He is certified as a Healthcare Simulation Educator by the Society.
Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments
- Associate Dean for Simulation Education and Medical Director, Val G. Hemming Simulation Center, 2003-present
- Professor of Pediatrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, May 2011.
- William P. Clements Award as Outstanding Military Educator, USUHS, 1992.
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, USUHS, 1992.
- Captain, Medical Corps, US Navy 1999-2008
- Department of Defense Superior Service Medal, 2008
- President, Society for Simulation in Healthcare, 2018-2019
- Member, National Board of Medical Examiners Test Reliability (IRC) committee for Step II CS exam. 2016-present.
- Chair, Executive committee, Uniformed Services Section, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2001-2005.
- John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety and Quality, the Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum, 2016