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New EMC Program Director Named at EKU

Bill Young

Officials with Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Safety, Security and Emergency Management have announced that Bill Young will become the Program Coordinator for the Emergency Medical Care program.  He succeeds Nancye Davis who recently became the Chair of the Fire Protection and Paramedicine Sciences Department. 

            Young began his EMS career in 1975 with a small fire department near Williamsburg, KY. They began running first responder calls long before the phrase ever existed. In addition to Kentucky, his career has taken him to Tennessee, Colorado, Georgia, and Kansas. His EMS service has included serving as a street medic, training officer, supervisor, state regulator, and educator. He attended Cumberland College (now University of the Cumberlands) and graduated from Regis University with a Master’s Degree in Leadership. He is enrolled in the University of the Cumberlands where he is seeking a doctorate degree in educational psychology.

            The EKU Emergency Medical Care Program is the first accredited Paramedic program in Kentucky. It the largest bachelor’s degree EMS education program in the state as well as one of the largest in the nation.  We offer well established Associate of Science & Bachelor of Science degrees in Emergency Medical Care.  Each of our faculty members is nationally recognized and has a great deal of experience in EMS as well as other areas of healthcare.   We offer well established Associate of Science & Bachelor of Science degrees in Emergency Medical Care.  More information regarding Paramedicine programs can be viewed at http://emc.eku.edu/or by contacting the department at 859.622.1009.

Published on November 03, 2014

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