Joseph Reppucci joined RPA in January 2020 and serves clients out of the New England Region office. Prior to joining RPA, Joseph was the Hospital Preparedness Program Coordinator (HPP) and Healthcare Emergency Management Director for the Center for Emergency Preparedness and Response at the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Co-Chair for the Healthcare Coalition of Rhode Island, RI’s only statewide coalition. He has dual degrees from Northeastern University in Criminal Justice (MS) and Environmental Studies (BA) and a Master’s degree in Emergency Management from Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Joseph is a Certified Emergency Manager for the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) and has completed the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy, though the Federal Emergency Management Agency Emergency Management Institute.
As Co-Chair of the Healthcare Coalition of Rhode Island, Mr. Reppucci led the efforts to improve the interactions between Rhode Island’s healthcare system and the Rhode Island Department of Health and other state, local, tribal and federal entities to streamline healthcare emergency management.
Prior to working for the Rhode Island Department of Health, he was the initial Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for Kent Hospital, Rhode Island’s largest community hospital, and a Correctional Officer in Rhode Island’s Maximum-Security Prison. Currently, Joseph serves as the Incident Support Unit Team Leader for the Rhode Island Disaster Medical Assistance Teams Medical Reserve Corps and has experience in EMS, firefighting and hazardous materials response.
Joseph works out of the Jensen Hughes office in Warwick, RI.
RPA, a JENSEN HUGHES company, is a team of fire, code compliance and emergency management experts, providing specialized technology and professional services to healthcare facilities throughout the United States and Canada. Since 1976, we have provided unparalleled service to thousands of healthcare facilities (more than 1,300 current clients) and train more than 200,000 healthcare leaders and staff on an annual basis.