Paramedic Staff

Christopher Boyer, D.B.A. NRP, FP-C, C-NPT
Director of Paramedic Program

Christopher Boyer

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  • Education
    • Doctor of Business Administration, Wilmington University, 2017
    • Certification in Instructional Design, Delaware Technical Community College, 2016
    • Master of Public Administration, American Public University, 2012
    • Bachelor of Health Care Administration, Columbia Southern University, 2010
    • Associate of Science, Paramedic Technology, Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2003
  • Academic Experience
    • 2017-present, Director of the A.A.S. in Emergency Medical Services and Certificate in Paramedic Technician majors
    • 2013-2017, lecturer and high-fidelity simulation coordinator, Delaware Technical Community College
    • 2011-2012, Clinical Education Coordinator, PHI Air Medical
    • ACLS, PALS, and PHTLS Instructor
  • Work Experience
    • Critical Care Flight Paramedic
    • Chief of EMS, Saint Francis Hospital, Wilmington, DE
    • Paramedic Field Training Officer
    • 15+ years providing pre-hospital advanced life support care
  • Awards
    • Field Training Officer of the Year, Sussex County EMS, 2010
    • A Shift Excellence Award, Sussex County EMS, 2010
    • Phoenix Award, Sussex County EMS, 2010
  • Publications
    • Boyer, C. (2017, January). An inexpensive, low-cost salad trainer. EMS World.
    • Boyer, C., & Page, D. (2017, January). Supraglottic Trials. JEMS.
    • Boyer, C. (2016, April). Integration simulation into EMS education. National Association of EMS Educators Update.
    • Boyer, C. (2016, January). 1 minute tip: rules for deploying scenarios effectively. National Association of EMS Educators Update.
  • Presentations
    • Boyer, C. (2017). Everyday Moulage for Simulation. Lecture presented at HPSN Mid Atlantic, Wye Mills, MD.
    • Boyer, C. (2016). Simulation as a Disruptive Innovation in EMS Education. Lecture presented at EMS World Expo, New Orleans.
    • Boyer, C. (2016). Hemodynamic Capabilities of the Pulse Ox. Lecture presented at EMS World Expo, New Orleans.
    • Boyer, C. (2016). Integrating High-Fidelity Simulation into Paramedic Education. Lecture presented at Human Patient Simulation Network 2016, Tampa.
  • Professional Affiliations
    • Application Reviewer, Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education
    • Associate, Prehospital Care Research Forum
    • Member, Research and Education Committees, National Association of EMS Educators
  • Licensure/Certification
    • Certified Flight Paramedic
    • Nationally Registered Paramedic
    • Paramedic, PA Department of Health

Mindy L. Carr, B.S.N., M.Ed.
Clinical Director, Paramedic Program

Mindy L. Carr

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  • Education
    • Master's Degree (Education), Pennsylvania State University, 2008
    • Baccalaureate Degree (BSN), Pennsylvania College of Technology, 1999
    • Certificate in Nursing Management, The Pennsylvania State University, 1990
    • Diploma in Nursing (RN), Pottsville School of Nursing, 1975
  • Academic Experience
    • BCLS, Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor.
  • Work Experience
    • ACLS, PALS, Neonatal Resuscitation provider
    • 1991-present, Pediatric Nursing Management
    • 1976-present,A Registered Nurse (RN) with experience in the following settings: Pediatric medical/surgical, Pediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU, Pediatric and neonatal retrieval team (ground and flight), Psychiatric Unit, AdultICU/CCU, Adult medical/surgical
    • Responsible for the development of the clinical practice sites for the Paramedic Technology students.
    • Organizes and directs the hospital and field clinical rotations, and functions as the primary evaluator of paramedic students in the hospital clinical setting. 1991-present, Pediatric Nursing Management
    • Coordinates the clinical and classroom education.
    • Instructs students in the classroom and hospital clinical setting.

Dr. Gregory R. Frailey, D.O., FACOEP
Medical Director, Paramedic Program

Dr. Gregory R. Frailey

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  • Education
    • D.O., Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1984
    • B.S., Premedicine, Pennsylvania State University, 1977
    • Board Certification/Specialty: Emergency Medicine/Emergency Medical Services
  • Work Experience
    • Flight Surgeon, United States Navy, 1985-2005
    • Emergency Physician, Assistant Director of EMS, Guthrie Clinic, Sayre, Pa., 1990-1992
    • Emergency Physician, EMS Medical Director, Susquehanna Health/Susquehanna Regional EMS, 1992-Present.
  • Duties
    • Review and evaluate program curriculum and course content to make recommendations to the paramedic program.
    • Assist in establishing and maintaining relationships with area health providers for the purpose of developing and supporting clinical affiliations, program enrollment, and program objectives.
    • Assist with development of the programs long-range plan, compliance with accreditation standards, and monitor student progress.

Bambi A. Hawkins, B.S., NRP
Learning Laboratory Coordinator, Paramedic Program

Bambi A. Hawkins

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  • Education
    • B.S., Applied Health Studies, Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2002
    • Graduate, The Williamsport Hospital & Medical Center Paramedic Training Institute, 1992
  • Academic Experience
    • 1998-present, Teaching student paramedics in the classroom, clinical and field setting
    • ACLS, PALS, BTLS, BCLS, EMT Instructor
  • Work Experience
    • 1993-present, As a paramedic providing pre-hospital advanced life support and precepting student paramedics
  • Duties
    • Responsible for coordinating utilization of the skills lab facilities, equipment, and resources for students.
    • Facilitates student learning activities through multimedia resources, as well as, other laboratory resources.
    • Works closely with the Director, Lab Assistant and Faculty to assure delivery of clinical, laboratory, and field instruction and testing.
    • Evaluates student performance of skill demonstrations.
    • Prepares laboratory or demonstrations and student simulations.
    • Coordinate laboratory equipment and space utilization and maintains an adequate inventory of state-of-the-art supplies and equipment.
    • Monitors student practice/progress of self-directed laboratory experiments/procedures.
    • Assists students in applying learned scientific principles to appropriate clinical simulations.

Bridgette Snyder
Secretary to Director of Paramedic Program and Surgical Technology Program

Bridgette Snyder

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Paramedic Faculty

Brady L. Breon, M.S., NRP
Assistant Professor, Paramedic Program

Brady L. Breon

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  • Education
    • M.S., Health Services Administration, University of St. Francis
    • B.S., Health Sciences, University of St. Francis, 2004
    • A.A.S., Paramedic Emphasis, Pennsylvania College of Technology, 2000
    • Graduate, The Williamsport Hospital & Medical Center Paramedic Training Institute, 1985
  • Academic Experience
    • 2003-present, Instructor, Pennsylvania College of Technology
    • 1987-present, Teaching student paramedics in the clinical and field setting.
    • ACLS, PALS, BCLS, EMT Instructor
  • Work Experience
    • 2006-present, As the EMS OperationsManager for Jersey Shore Emergency Medical Services.
    • 2005-present,As a flight paramedic with Geisinger Health System providingpre-hospital care as part of a medical helicopter flight crew
    • 2000-2005, As a pre-hospital supervisor (platoon chief) for the Susquehanna Health System overseeing daily field operations
    • 1987-present, As a paramedic for the Susquehanna Health System providing pre-hospital care and precepting students
    • 1985-1987, As paramedic for Loyalsock Volunteer Fire Company providing pre-hospital advanced life support care
    • 1985-present, As a paramedic for Jersey Shore Area EMS providing pre-hospital advanced Life support care
    • 1984-1985, As a paramedic for Lock Haven Hospital providing pre-hospital advanced life support care
    • 1980-present,Function in the volunteer fire service, since 1996 have been serving asfire chief for the Waterville Volunteer Fire Company
  • Awards & Certifications
    • 2005, Pennsylvania Health Services Council "Pennsylvania Paramedic of the Year"
  • Duties
    • Provide didactic, clinical, preclinical, and laboratory instruction as a primary instructor and evaluate student performance in Paramedic courses offered.
    • Write and update course syllabi; assist with curriculum review, revision, and development.
    • Assume responsibility for preclinical and clinical laboratory development, coordination, and maintenance as needed.

Contact information

Pennsylvania College of Technology
DIF 119

One College Avenue
Williamsport, PA 17701