Whole Lotta Heart In January, EMS veteran Bryon Moore was honored as one of the 2012 Tri-City Medical Center Carlsbad (Calif.) Marathon and Half Heroes. A 2010 heart transplant recipient, he ran the half marathon with five other heart recipients to raise awareness about the importance of organ donations.
Preventive Measures Southwest Ambulance of Mesa, Ariz., has partnered with Mothers Against Drunk Driving’s (MADD) “Tie One On For Safety” campaign since 2004. The organization’s red ribbons are tied to vehicles to raise awareness of drunken driving during the winter holiday season, from Nov. 25 to Jan. 2.
A Worthy Honoree The National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) has dedicated next month’s keynote to an EMS pioneer. The James O. Page Memorial Lecture and Keynote Address will begin the NAMESP’s Scientific Assembly and Trade Show, Jan. 13–15, in Florida. Page, widely referred to as the father of EMS, founded JEMS in 1979 and served as its publisher until 2001. He died suddenly in 2004.