Dr. Jopp serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the Association for Professionals in Infection Prevention & Control (APIC). APIC is the leading professional association for infection preventionists (IPs), with approximately 15,000 members located across all 50 U.S. states and more than 70 countries. Infection preventionists work to prevent infections by isolating sources of infections and developing and implementing evidence-based practices to prevent and contain the spread of dangerous organisms.
Previously, Dr. Jopp served as the CEO for the American College Health Association, the principal leadership organization for advancing the health of our nation’s 19 million college students and their campus communities, and led ACHA’s efforts in developing the ACHA Guidelines: Considerations for Reopening Institutions of Higher Education in the COVID-10 Era.
Prior, Dr. Jopp served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI); a national nonprofit advisor to the Secretary of HHS whose members represent a cross-section of the American healthcare system dedicated to enhancing the exchange of healthcare information in order to increase efficiency, improve quality and reduce cost.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Jopp served as Chief Operating Officer for the Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE), a leading national entrepreneurship mentoring and training nonprofit; Chief Administrative Officer at URAC, an independent, nonprofit healthcare accreditation organization; and Chief Operating Officer of Business Programs and Chief Information Officer for the Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA).
Dr. Jopp holds a bachelor of arts (B.A.) in computer information systems from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, a master’s of science (M.S.) in computer and information sciences from Hood College, and a doctorate of education (Ed.D.) from George Washington University’s executive leadership program in human and organizational learning.
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