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Brandon Johnson

Brandon Johnson is a managing Director of Valence Group, LLC. Brandon is the assistant director and toxmedic coordinator for the Northern Kentucky Regional WMD/Hazmat Response Team, a firefighter/paramedic with the Hebron Fire Protection District in Kentucky and a paramedic instructor with the University of Cincinnati Paramedic Education Program. He has 17 years of fire and EMS experience. He also enjoys speaking at fire/EMS conferences on a variety of topics, including fire and EMS grant funding, CBRNE preparedness and hazardous materials medical operations.

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Andrew L. Guzzo, BS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, is an instructor in the Emergency Medicine program at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. He is also the Coordinator of EMS Education at the Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pa., Inc. and a Flight Paramedic for STAT MedEvac. He has been in EMS for 11 years and has been teaching for the past four years. He can be contacted at guzzoal@upmc.edu.

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Christopher Chumbley, RN, BS, NREMT-P, is an emergency department nurse and a paramedic on a critical care transport unit. He can be reached at cchumbley@gmail.com.  

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David L. Sullivan, PhD, NREMT-P, is a program director and adjunct instructor with St. Petersburg College in Pinellas Park, Fla. He completed a doctoral dissertation on paramedic critical thinking and has been working as a paramedic for 17 years. He can be reached at sullivan.dave@spcollege.edu.

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