EMS Update 2018 Faculty

Ariel Aballay


Ariel Aballay, MD, FACS
Director, Burn Center
West Penn Hospital

Louis Alarcon, MD


Louis H. Alarcon, MD, FACS, FCCM
Medical Director, Trauma Surgery
UPMC - Presbyterian

Devora Azhdam


Devora Azhdam, MD
PGY 3 Fellow
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Saptarshi Biswas, MD


Saptarshi Biswas, MD,FRCS
Attending Trauma Surgeon
Forbes Hospital

Joshua Brown


Joshua B. Brown, MD, MSc
PGY 8 General Surgery Resident
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Poodie Carson


Officer Albert "Poodie" Carson, II
Police Officer/SWAT Officer/Israeli Krav Maga Instructor

Alain Corcos


Alain Corcos, MD, FACS
Division Chief & Trauma Medical Director
UPMC Mercy

Scott Dolan


Scott Dolan, EMT-P
EMS Specialist
UPMC Prehospital Care

Douglas Eckley


Douglas Eckley, RN, CCRN, PHRN, EMT-P, MsEd
Flight Nurse
AHN - LifeFlight

Tom Emminger


Tom Emminger, BS, RN, CEN, EMTP
Education Coordinator
AHN - LifeFlight

Jeremiah Escajeda


Jeremiah Escajeda, MD, FAEMS
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Charles Feronti


Charles J. Feronti, DO, FACEP
Emergency Physician
Allegheny General Hospital

Raquel Forsythe


Raquel M. Forsythe, MD
Associate Medical Director
UPMC Presbyterian Trauma Services

Frank Guyette, MD


Frank Guyette, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Mohamed Hagahmed, MD


Mohamed Hagahmed, MD
Emergency Medicine Senior Resident Physician
UPMC

William Jenkins, MD


William A. Jenkins, MD, FACEP
Director, Emergency Medicine, Excela Frick
EMS Medical Director, Excela Health

Rich Kaplan, MD


Rich Kaplan, MD, MS, FACEP
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Allegheny Health Network

Cynthia Kenmuir


Cynthia Kenmuir, MD, PhD
Vascular Neurologist
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Jason Kodat, MD


Jason Kodat, MD, EMT-P
Associate EMS Medical Director
Allegheny Health Network

Brian Kokkila


Brian Kokilla
Deputy Chief
PA Urban Search & Rescue - PA Strike Team 1

Douglas Kupas, MD


Douglas F. Kupas, MD
Commonwealth EMS Medical Director
Pennsylvania Department of Health

Ben Lawner, DO


Benjamin J. Lawner, DO, MS, EMT-P, FACEP
Medical Director of Prehospital Care Services
LifeFlight and Allegheny General Hospital

David Lindell


David W. Lindell, MS, NRP
Prehospital Care Coordinator
Allegheny General Hospital

Michael Lynch


Michael Lynch, MD
Medical Director
Pittsburgh Poison Center

Edward R. Marasco


Edward R. Marasco
Vice President, Business Development
Quick Med Claims

Christian Martin-Gill, MD


Christian Martin-Gill, MD, MPH, NRP
Associate Medical Director
STAT MedEvac and UPMC Prehospital Care

Tyler McCardell


Tyler McCardell, BS, NRAEMT
Assistant Chief
Wakefield EMS

Alison Merkel


Alison Merkel, PharmD
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Clinical Specialist
Allegheny Health Network

 

Jennifer Miele


Jennifer Miele
Vice President Marketing and Communications
Excela Health

William Miller


William R. Miller, PA-C, PHPE
Physician Assistant
US Acute Care Solutions

Vincent Mosesso, MD


Vincent N. Mosesso, Jr., MD, PHP, FAEMS
Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of Pittsburgh
Medical Director of UPMC Prehospital Care

Brendan A. Mulcahy


Brendan A. Mulcahy, DO, PA-C, MPAS, PHPE
Emergency Medicine Resident
Allegheny General Hospital

Sylvia Owusu Ansah


Sylvia Owusu Ansah, MD, MPH, FAAP
Director of Prehospital and EMS Services
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Jerry Ozog


Jerry Ozog, MPA, EFO
Education Specialist
VFIS

Lauren Palmer


Lauren King Palmer, PharmD
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Clinical Specialist
Allegheny Health Network

Paul Paris, MD


Paul M. Paris, MD, FACEP, LLD (Hon)
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Regional Medical Director, EMSI

P. Daniel Patterson


P. Daniel Patterson, PhD, NRP
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Andrew Peitzman, MD


Andrew B. Peitzman, MD
Mark. M. Ravitch Professor and Vice-Chair, Chief, UPMC Division of General Surgery
University of Pittsburgh

Al Philp, MD


Al Philp, MD, FACS, FCCM
Trauma Medical Director
Allegheny General Hospital

Mark E. Pinchalk


Mark E. Pinchalk, MS, EMT-P
Patient Care Coordinator
City of Pittsburgh EMS

Anthony Pizon


Anthony F. Pizon, MD
Chief of Medical Toxicology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Sriram Ramgopal


Sriram Ramgopal, MD
PGY2 Fellow
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Jon Rittenberger


Jon C. Rittenberger, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Tiffany Rohde Wyant


Tiffany Ann Rohde-Wyant, BA, NRP, CP-C
Prehospital Care Coordinator
Somerset Community Hospital

Ron Roth, MD


Ronald N. Roth, MD, FACEP, FAEMS
Team Physician Steelers Football Club
Medical Director, City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety

Sheila Roth, Ph.D.


Sheila G. Roth, Ph.D., LCSW, EMT
Professor of Social Work, Carlow University
Program Counselor, Center for Emergency Medicine

Daniel Schwartz


LTC Daniel S. Schwartz, MD, FS, FACEP, FAEMS
EMS Medical Director
Forbes Hospital

Jane Soung


Jane Soung, MD
PGY 2 Fellow
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Shane Spielvogle


Shane Spielvogle, RN-BSN, PHRN
Executive Director
North Huntingdon EMS/Rescue

Daniel Swayze


Dan Swayze, DrPH, MBA, MEMS
Vice President | Chief Operating Officer
Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania

Alexander Sundermann


Alexander Sundermann, MPH, CIC, EMT-B
Senior Infection Control Preventionist
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Adam Tobias


Adam Z. Tobias, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Rickquel Tripp, MD


Rickquel Tripp, MD, MPH, LCDR, USNR
EMS Medical Director
UPMC Prehospital

Richard Wadas, MD


Richard Wadas, MD, FACEP
President and Chief Medical Officer
Emergency Resource Management Inc

Leonard Weiss


Leonard S. Weiss, MD
Department of Emergency Medicine
UPMC

Adam Yates


Adam M. Yates, MD, FACEP
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Pittsburgh