Amy Panagopoulos MBA, BSN, RN
Vice President of Accreditation
National Commission on Correctional Health Care
Amy Panagopoulos has more than 20 years of progressive health care leadership and clinical experience, including 15-plus years in health care quality, safety, and accreditation. She spent more than a decade with The Joint Commission, where she held a series of increasingly responsible positions in the division of health care quality evaluation. Before joining The Joint Commission, Ms. Panagopoulos served as director of acute care services for the Illinois Foundation for Quality Health Care and held a variety of clinical nursing positions in intensive care, home health, and quality improvement. Most recently, she was CEO of a large Chicago-area outpatient surgery center, where she managed a staff of 70 and revenues over $30 million annually. She has an MBA from the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and a BS in nursing from Purdue University.