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Physician Assistant Medical

Guilford, Maine, United States
January 29, 2018

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LTC (ret)US Army

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Dover-Foxcroft, Maine 04426


Objective Seeking new opportunity in clinical care or supervisory/ management setting

Summary Experienced, Adaptable, Focused, Military trained clinician with over twenty five year’s experience as Physician Assistant, NCCPA certified in general and surgical practice, Maine State Licensed (#564) Majority of eperience and clinical time in acute emergent care with a strong pre-hospital/Trauma EMS background. Have didactic and clinical instruction experience within local and previous communities’ emergency medicine services. Proctor for UNE PA program Emergency Medicine setting. Lectured for CME to numerous organizations on Burn Care,

Trauma Evaluation, Military Deployment / Expedition Medicine.

Accomplished Master's study in Emergency medicine.


JAN 2014 to Concentra Urgent care and occupational health clinic

Clinical manager and lead provider

Oversee the Clinical and operational aspects of a multi-provider corporate owned clinic providing both Urgent care and occupational health need to a diversified community

Sept 2006 to Bangor VA Community Outpatient Clinic (TOGUS VAMC)

DEC 2014 Staff Physician Assistant

Acute and chronic care management of six thousand Central Maine eligible veterans.

May 2007 to MilitaryTask Force Surgeon Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-09, 478th EN BN

May 2008 Deployed as 2,600 personnel Task Force Surgeon responsible for clearing the IED’s from the

Roads of Iraq, acted as senior military medical officer for Camp Ramadi.

July 2005 to Aviation and Emergency Medicine Clincian E co 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment

Aug 2006 General Contractor DynCorp Int, Taegu S.Korea

Deployed with unit overseas in support of Global War on Terrorism.

July 2001 to Emergency Department Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor Maine

July 2005 Staff Physician Assistant

Level II Regional Center seeing 48,000 patients per year. Caring for all levels of emergent

And Urgent care. Servicing the northern and central regions of the state of Maine. Duties include

Medical control for regional EMS and Lifeflight helicopter service. Coordination of complex

Transfers and multi level care teams. Primary Clinician for Hazmat response team. Assist in training and

instruction of rotating students and residents.

Jan 1998 to Emergency Department, Mayo Regional Hospital Dover-Foxcroft, Maine

July 2001 Staff Physician Assistant

One of four full time staff providers responsible for 24 hour Emergent and Acute care for

a community of 6000+ to include the surrounding area. Seeing a yearly census of 11000+

of varied acuity from emergent medical and acute multi trauma to routine FAST Trac .

Mar 1996 to Kamish Troop and Family Health Clinic Fort Wainwright, Alaska

Jan 1998 Staff Physician Assistant / Acting Flight Surgeon

Primary / Acute and Family practice care for over 5,000 impanelled soldiers and their

families as well as acting consultant for Aeromedical and evacuation issues. Military

Assistance to Safety and Traffic Surgeon (MAST) responsible for training of emergency

medical personnel in Aeromedical pre-hospital care care as well as assisting in critical /

intensive evacuations in intra hospital and pre hospital settings. Consultant to Military

High Altitude Rescue Team (HART). Proctor for primary care and family practice clinical

rotation MEDEX PA students. Primary Instructor Algorithm Directed Care at Fort

Wainwright. Routinely lecture and provide clinical evaluation and testing for EMT

courses both on Fort Wainwright and at University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Sep 1996 to Denali Doctors Group Fairbanks, Alaska

Jan 1998 Staff Physician Assistant, Family Practice

Primary / Acute, occupational, and Family practice care. Evening clinic and on call.

Jun 1995 to Operation Sea Signal Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Mar 1996 Officer in Charge ( Supervisor / Administrator ) Joint Troop Medical and Combined

Urgent / Emergent Care Clinics during immigrant relief operations

Reorganized, staffed and managed four primary, acute and emergent care facilities serving

over 32,000 Cuban / Haitian migrant families as well as 25,000 service members.

Organized and supervised the closure of these facilities valued at over 3 million dollars

upon the completion of operations while maintaining continued access to quality care.

Responsible for the training and performance evaluations of 51 staff to include 14 mid

level practitioners. Organized and principally instructed EMT / WEMT course, Algorithm

Directed Care course, ACLS course, BCLS instructor trainer and instructor courses to

maintain adequate continuing medical education and currency for those personnel

involved in deployment.

Oct 1993 to Aviation Medicine Clinic Fort Hood, Texas

Jun 1995 Aeromedical Physician Assistant

Primary and Family Care to include obstetrics. Weekly call to include emergency room

duties ( Minimum of 14 hours per week ), MAST ( Military Assistance to Safety and

Traffic ) Surgeon and Aeromedical Consultation in compassing Baromedicine referral as

well as in flight trauma and critical care on the only Air Ambulance in the region of

central Texas, ( logged 150 missions ). Acted as consultant and training advisor to Scott

and White Hospital during their establishment of an Air Ambulance Service. Acted as the

principal supervisor for training of 12 ancillary staff to include clinical evaluation of acute

and reportable disease and Aeromedical Physical Exam.

Jul 1993 to Aviation Medicine Clinic Fort Polk, Louisiana

Oct 1993 Aeromedical Physician Assistant, Assistant Officer in Charge

Primary / Acute and Family practice care of 5500 soldiers and their dependant family

members. Occupational and preventive health services as additional duties. Acted as the

principal supervisor for training of 6 ancillary staff to include clinical evaluation of acute

and reportable disease and aeromedical physical exam.

Aug 1992 to Consolidated Troop Medical Clinic Fort Polk, Louisiana

Jul 1993 Staff Physician Assistant

Primary and Acute care of 12,000 soldiers assigned to military base with part time family

practice duties and Emergency Department call two nights per week . Acted as the

principal supervisor for training of 36 ancillary staff to include clinical evaluation of acute

and reportable disease.

Apr 1992 to Troop Medical Clinic #3 Fort Leonard wood, Missouri

Aug 1992 Staff Physician Assistant

Primary clinician for 2500 soldier training brigade, primary and acute care from 0500-

1000 hours daily. Average daily census of 200 visits, primarily seen by military medical

specialists trained in Algorithm care and supervised by clinician.

Apr 1992 to General Leonard wood Army Community Hospital Fort Leonard wood, Missouri

Aug 1992 Emergency Department Staff Physician Assistant

Emergency Department staff for 150 bed Army hospital, principal duties included initial

stabilization of entry level trauma patients for the mid southern region of Missouri, as

well as community acute / emergent care. Trained and evaluated the performance of 16

para professional staff from EMT to LPN.

Academics Instructed Military History MSL 350 University of Maine ROTC

Instructed Family practice residents EMMC

Instructed Iraqi emergency response teams EMT/Paramedic, RN, MD

Precepted Clinicians in clinical rotations.

Spoken numerous times professionally


DEC,2000 University of Nebraska Health Science Omaha, Nebraska

Masters of Science,Emergency Medicine

Apr,1992 U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences / Affiliated University Oklahoma City,

of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Oklahoma

Baccalaureate of Science, Physician Associate W/D

Graduated with Distinction, GPA 3.98

Dec,1988 Central Texas College Killeen, Texas

Associate of General Studies

Technical Basic Disaster Life Support, Hazmat training,U.S. Army Flight Surgeons Course (JUL 92) ATLS(JAN 93,JAN 95,OCT00) Emergency Medicine Basic Skills Course (FEB 95) ACLS Instructor (six years) BCLS Instructor Trainer (eight years), BCLS Instructor (ten years), PALS, NREMT Instructor, MTN (military training network) Instructor, Lectures Wilderness Medical Society and member Special Operations Symposium (Instructor/ Lecturer) Algorithm Directed Care Instructor (nine years) Weapons of Mass Destruction Training

Professional Member of Maine medical board PA advisory committee

American Academy Physician Assistants

Affiliations Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants

Maine Council on Trauma

Wilderness Medical Society

Divers Alert Network

Society of Army Flight Surgeons

Girl Scouts of America

Boy Scouts of America

4-H Regional Leader

American Red Cross

American Heart Association

Youth Soccer Coach (class E)

Parent Teacher Organization

Published Geriatric Trauma review, Assessment and evaluation of Airbag Injuries, The assessment

And treatment of Dental Emergencies.

contributing author Emergency Medicine Grapevine;internet journal

Speaking UNE Family Practice residency-Hypothermia, Korean University Medical school-Geriatric Trauma, Baghdad Medical conference- Traumatic Brain Injury update, MEAPA-caring for modern veterans, evaluation of red eye,basic slit lamp workshop.

References Available upon request

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