Louie Scalise, RPSGT, works as Clinical/Durable Medical Equipment Manager at Southeast Regional Sleep Disorders Center. Since starting his career in Sleep Technology in 1999, Mr. Scalise has worked as a Night Technician and soon thereafter was promoted to a Scorer of sleep studies. After achieving his registry from the Board of Polysomnographic Technologist in 2003, he accepted the Clinical Manager position at Savannah Sleep Disorders Center. After working in Savannah, in 2005 he accepted a position to develop the Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Division of Southeast Regional Sleep.
Locally, he has worked closely with the community providing talks and interviews with local teachers, radio stations, and community centers to educate and answer questions about sleep medicine and technology. He is currently the Program Directory for the A-Step Sleep Medicine and Technology Program accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine offered at Greenville Technical College. He offers continuing educational courses and seminars approved for continuing education through the American Association of sleep Technologist and both north and South Carolina Respiratory Care Boards for Respiratory Therapy and Sleep Technologist in the community.
Nationally, he is currently serving as Chairperson of the Communication Committee and the Awards Committee for the American Association of Sleep Technologists. Mr. Scalise is also recognized as a national speaker and educator to sleep technologists speaking at the 2008 annual SLEEP meeting in Baltimore, MD. He also has instructed and developed courses for the Fundamentals of Sleep Technology Program in Houston, TX. Mr. Scalise was also appointed by the Board of Directors of the American Association of Sleep Technologist to an Ad Hoc Committee to start developing and appointing speakers for a Webinar Series to be released in 2009 by the American Association of Sleep Technologists.