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/// MALCOLM LEIRMOE, BS-EMS, NRP, has over 15 years in
emergency services, 13 in EMS. He has been with Mecklenburg EMS Agency for
12 years serving as a Paramedic Crew Chief and Field Training Offcer. He
currently sits as an Education and Quality Specialist, focusing on medical
training with extensive knowledge in high fdelity simulation. Additionally he has
spent the last 7 years functioning as a Special Operations Paramedic, supporting
the local SWAT teams, Bomb Squad, and Civil Emergency Unit.
/// MICHAEL LEVY, MD, FACEP, FACP, is medical director for the
Anchorage Fire Department. He was recently elected to serve on the Board of
Directors as Physician Member-at-Large of the National Association of EMS
Physicians (NAEMSP) and is the Alaska Principal Investigator for the Pacifc
Northwest Heart Rescue Project.
/// RICHARD LEWIS, EMT-P, is the EMS Chief for South Metro Fire Rescue
in Denver, where he has primary oversight of the mobile integrated healthcare
(MIH) partnership bet ween South Metro and Dispatch Health. He’s a nationally
recognized MIH leader and co-developer of the National Fire Academy’s MIH
/// OFER LICHTMAN, NRP, is a frefghter/paramedic with the Rancho
Cucamonga (Calif.) Fire Protection District where he also serves as the Terrorism
Liaison Offcer Coordinator. He was instrumental in developing his department’s
Terrorism Awareness Program which included implementation of an Active
Shooter Response Program.
/// FREDDY K. LIPPERT, MD, is CEO of Emergency Medical Services
Copenhagen, Assistant Professor at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark
and Congress Chair of the European EMS Congress.
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/// DAVID LLOYD, MD, MBA, is a Hospitalist Physician for Texas Health
Physicians and the Medical Director for Silverback Care Management, the
agency responsible for clinically managing over 50,000 patients managed by
North Texas Specialty Physicians.
/// ROBERT LUCKRITZ, NRP, ESQ. is the Executive Director of EMS for
Jersey City Medical Center, a hyper-urban 9-1-1 EMS system responding to
nearly 100,000 EMS requests annually. Robert has more than 20 years of EMS
experience across the Mid-Atlantic and New England, where he has overseen all
facets of EMS. He is the current President of the New Jersey Association of
Paramedics, a 2016 recipient of the EMS 10 Innovators in EMS Award and
recipient of the NAEM T Presidential Leadership Award.
/// DOVIE MAISEL, EMT-P, is the Senior Vice-President of International
Operations for United Hatzalah/Untied Rescue volunteer emergency response
organizations. He’s an active Combat Medic and a Company Commander in the
Israel Defense Forces (Res.) and specializes in a mass disaster, rescue and
recovery training for both the civilian and military arenas. He also serves on the
JEMS International Editorial Board.
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/// STEVE MARKHAM is Director of Medical Products and Services for
Strategic Operations Inc. (STOPS), an internationally-recognized civilian and
military training center that uses Hyper-Realism in the replication of battlefeld
conditions in training environments that tax tactical and medical responders. He
is a retired Special Operations IDC with multiple combat deployments, Master
Training Specialist and Curriculum Developer with expertise in military tactics,
techniques, and procedures, particularly military and tactical medicine that
must be performed rapidly under battlefeld conditions. Since retiring, the
countries of Brazil and Poland have had him present on maximizing your training
and money. He has also been very involved in the development and
implementation of training from POI through surgical intervention for military,
Law Enforcement, EMS and medical schools in multiple areas around the United
/// MICHAEL MARINO, MS, NRP, is currently the Assistant Chief of
Special Operations for the Prince George’s County (Md.) Fire/EMS Department.
He’s a graduate of Harvard’s National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, the
Executive Fire Offcer Program at the National Fire Academy, and is a certifed
public manager with almost t wo decades in prehospital EMS.
/// BENJAMIN MARTIN, EMT-P, is a Lieutenant with the Henrico County
(Va.) Division of Fire, currently assigned to the training section. He’s a
well-kno wn speaker and writer, most notably for his presentations on
organizational culture and his take on emotional intelligence.
/// JENNIFER MCCARTHY, MAS, NRP, MICP, CHSE, serves as the
founding member, Associate Professor and Director of the Paramedic Science
Program at Bergen Community College in Lyndhurst, N. J. She has a passion
about the use of medical simulation to advance learning and to formalize EMS
/// MICHAEL MCDONALD, RN, NRP, is an EMS Training Offcer for
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue. He’s been educating students for more than
10 years and currently specializes in BLS programs including EM T. He also
oversees the county’s AHA BLS and ACLS programs.
/// MIKE MCEVOY, PHD, NRP, RN, CCRN, is the EMS coordinator for
Saratoga County, N. Y., the EMS editor for Fire Engineering and a member of the
JEMS Editoiral Board. He’s also a nurse clinician in the cardiac surgical ICU at
Albany Medical Center.
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