Stephanie Chiappinelli CorreaRegional Director – Southeast
Stephanie Chiappinelli Correa, RN , MSN, CCRN-K, NE-BC, Southeast Regional Director, has been in the health care field for 30 years. She started as a Med-Surg LPN; most of her experience is in critical care, and in leadership and management. She currently practices in Virginia as a Critical Care Director. She has also done project management and lean work as a green belt, and is part of the Institute of Industrial Engineers. She is currently working on her Doctorate in Nursing Practice, with a project on compassion fatigue awareness. She aspires to Dr. Jean Watson’s work on caring as a science and is currently working on a SMYS caring survey. Stephanie uses her appearances on local television to connect with her community on health-related topics, ranging from Ebola to families calling for rapid response. Stephanie resides with her husband; between the two of them, they have seven children, eight grandchildren, and one grandchild on the way. For stress reduction, she is the lead singer in a classic rock band and loves singing with her youngest daughter, Jorja, who has special needs.
The Southeast Region is currently comprised of the following states:
- North Carolina
- South Carolina