Presently working as an Assistant Vice President for Northwell Health System Center for Emergency Medical Services. Some of my responsibilities include oversight in Operations, Communications, Support Services, CEMS Workforce Safety, Training and Performance Improvement.
My background includes the following:
Emergency Medical Services executive and Chief Operating Officer with a distinguished Career serving the public with pre-hospital emergency medical care, disaster response, and incident management. Chief responsible for the largest Emergency Medical Services (EMS) operation in the U.S. with over 3,700 uniformed EMTs, paramedics and civilian personnel providing comprehensive pre-hospital emergency medical care to individuals, accidents, mass casualties, and disasters.
Education, Certifications and Skills:
The Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California
Master of Art in Homeland Security Studies & Emergency Management (2010) Thesis: The
Collaborative Capacity Of the NYPD, FDNY, and EMS in New York City
College of Staten Island, New York Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2000)
Master Exercise Practitioner EMI 2004, National Fire Institute, Executive Fire Officer Program,
Fire Officer Management Program, Columbia University.
Capstone Project (2012)
Led a team of students from New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public
Administration in a study entitled FDNY Surge Capacity, Capability, and Delivery Systems.
Provided recommendations for building and deploying capacity in response to surge events and
disasters without disruption to routine response patterns.
Fluent in Arabic and Hebrew