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Faculty:

Staff photoMichael S. Williams, MA, BSOE, MAJ, USAF (Ret)
Dean

E-mail: mike@sierramed.org
Mr. Williams has been involved in emergency medical services (EMS) and disaster response since 1971 serving at all levels. He is currently the Dean of the International Center for Prehospital and Disaster Medicine and COO for SEMSA. He has been the regional CEO in the southeast and southwest United States for the nation's largest publicly traded ambulance corporation. He also served as the Vice President of EMS and Trauma at the Grady Health System in Atlanta, Georgia where he oversaw hospital disaster response for the metropolitan area. He is the former EMS Director for the State of Florida and was appointed the Acting State Health Officer for the response to Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Mike retired after twenty years in the United States Air Force where he served in a variety of enlisted and officer positions including combat roles in Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Somalia. He is a former Assistant Professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy and currently serves on the faculty of the Defense Medical Readiness Training Institute, the Defense Institute for Medical Operations, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Emergency Management Institute and lectures around the world on Prehospital and Disaster Medicine topics. He is the Vice Chair of the Quality Review Committee for the National Disaster Life Support Foundation. Mike is completing his PhD dissertation at Capella University on crisis decision making under the mentorship of Dr. Raj Singh of Capella University and the University of Southern California, Dr. Christine Pearson of the Thunderbird International School of Global Management, and Dr. Jay Avella of Capella University.

Staff photoAlan Dobrowolski, RN
Director

E-mail: alan@sierramed.org
Mr. Dobrowolski has been involved in emergency medical services (EMS) since 1979 serving at many levels. He is currently the Director of the International Center for Prehospital and Disaster Medicine and the Director of Clinical Operations for SEMSA and Riggs Ambulance Service. He began his EMS career as a volunteer EMT and worked for many years as a paramedic for both urban EMS systems and the Department of Energy's Nevada Test Site. He then obtained his nursing degree and worked as a helicopter flight nurse before joining REMSA as their Clinical Director. He is an active flight nurse with Riggs Air 1 helicopter program. Alan spent several years in the Air Force as a Flight Nurse with the Wyoming and Minnesota Air National Guard and was activated during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Alan is Tactical Medic and helped form the TEMS team in Reno, NV and now works with the Riggs Ambulance Service TEMS team. He also volunteers with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff.

Staff photoPhil Jones, Deputy Sheriff


Deputy Jones has been with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office since 1994 and has served in many positions including detention, patrol, gang unit, K9, and SWAT. He is certified in FBI Basic SWAT, Basic Man Tracking, Street Crimes and Surveillance Techniques and is an instructor of multiple weapons. Deputy Jones is an active SWAT Operator and Assistant Team Leader for Washoe County. He is a Post Certified Instructor.

Staff photoTodd Kerfoot, EMT-P

Mr Kerfoot has been involved in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), since 1996. He is currently a Paramedic and EMS Supervisor at REMSA, and is the Team Leader of their Tactical EMS Team. Todd helped develop REMSA's Tactical Operational Medical Support Course, (TOMS), and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care for Law Enforcement, (TECC-LE). He has served as a Tactical Medic since 2005, supporting all regional SWAT Teams.

Staff photoBradford Lee, M.D., JD, Colonel, USAF (Ret)
Associate Dean

E-mail: blee@ICPDM.org
Dr. Lee was Board Certified in Emergency Medicine in 1983.  He is also a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine.  He is the former State Health Officer for Nevada.  He is currently the Medical Director for the tactical medics of the Regional EMS Authority responding to call outs for three different SWAT teams in the Reno area.  Faculty appointments include the University of Nevada, Reno, the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, the Global Center for Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Assistance at the University of South Florida and the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

Staff photoCarrie Lewis, MPAS, MBA, PA-C, EMT-P

Ms. Lewis has over 20 years of emergency medical experience including work for REMSA in a variety of positions. She has worked on both ground and air ambulances as a paramedic as well as serving as an emergency medical dispatcher/system status controller. Carrie is currently employed as a physician assistant in a local emergency department. In 1992 she earned her MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno, with a focus in international business. Her master’s in physician assistant studies was earned at the University of Utah in 2004.

Staff photoAlan L. Moloff, D.O., Colonel, USA (Ret)
Associate Dean

E-mail: amoloff@ICPDM.org
Dr. Moloff is Board Certified in Aerospace, Undersea and Disaster Medicine. He is the past president of the Special Operations Medical Association, Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association and American College of Preventative Medicine. He is a founding member of the American Board of Disaster Medicine and is a Disaster Life Support instructor. Dr. Moloff retired after 30 years in the United States Army where he served in a variety of special operations and medical positions. Faculty appointments include Professor, the Medical College of Georgia, Department of Emergency Medicine and Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and Senior Medical Officer for the Global Center for Disaster Medicine and Humanitarian Assistance at the University of South Florida.

Staff photoJoseph L. Ryan, M.D.
Associate Dean

Dr. Ryan is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. He is the Medical Director for REMSA and Care Flight based in Reno, Nevada. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is the former Medical Director for Santa Clara County EMS in California and the Pinellas County EMS System in Florida.

Staff photoPatrick Smith

Mr. Smith was the President and CEO of REMSA in Reno, Nevada from it's creation in 1986 until 2013. He currently is the CEO of SEMSA. He has over 36 years of emergency medical services (EMS) experience at all levels. He was a former national consultant on high-performance EMS system design with Jack Stout.

Staff photoJonathan D. Washko, BS-EMSA, NREMT-P

Mr. Washko started his career in public safety in 1986 in the suburbs of Philadelphia as an EMT / Paramedic, Firefighter and Police Dispatcher. In 1994, Mr. Washko received his Bachelor of Science Degree in EMS Administration from Hahnemann University with focused studies in High Performance EMS (HPEMS) System Design, System Status Management (SSM) and adult education. Mr. Washko has held various leadership positions at local, regional and corporate levels with small, medium and large sized EMS agencies and is considered one of the leading industry experts on HPEMS and SSM. Mr. Washko currently serves a sAssistant Vice President for CEMS Operations at North Shore LIJ Health System, is a speaker at various national venues and frequently consults with public safety agencies on a variety of industry related topics.

 

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