EMS and Disaster Medicine Faculty

Program Director:

Derek R. Cooney, MD, FF/NRP, LEO, FACEP, FAAEM
Department of Emergency Medicine
EMSTAT Center, 550 East Genesee
Syracuse, New York 13202
315 464-4851
cooneyd@upstate.edu

Program Coordinator:

Maresa Folds, MHA
EMS & Disaster Medicine Fellowship Coordinator
EMSTAT Center, 550 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
315 464-4363
315 464-4854 (fax)

EMS & Disaster Medicine Fellowship Faculty:

Research & Education:

Adjunct Faculty:

  • Lt. Dan Belgrader (Syracuse Police Department)
  • Lt. Brian Falise (Syracuse Fire Department)
  • Christopher Dunham, MBA (SUNY Upstate University Hospital Emergency Management)
  • Troy Hogue (AMR Central New York)
  • Sgt. Brian Novitski (Syracuse Police Department)
  • Dr. Joseph Markham (Syracuse Fire Department)
  • Daniel Olsson, DO, FACOEP (Central New York EMS Regional Medical Director)
  • Chief Paul Waltz (New York State University Police)

EMS Medicine Fellowship Faculty Agency Affiliations:

EMS Agencies

  • Air One, Onondaga County Sheriff Department
  • Brewerton Ambulance
  • Central New York Emergency Medical Services Region* (Regional Medical Director)
  • East Area Volunteer Emergency Services
  • Mercy Flight Central
  • Mercy Flight Western
  • Minoa Ambulance
  • American Medical Response (AMR) Central New York
  • Skaneateles Area Volunteer Emergency Services
  • Student Association Volunteer Ambulance Corps - SUNY Oswego
  • Western Area Volunteer Emergency Services

Fire Departments/Districts

  • Brewerton Fire Department
  • Camillus Fire Department
  • Cazenovia Fire Department
  • Cicero Fire Department
  • Cleveland Fire Department
  • DeWitt Fire District
  • East Syracuse Fire Department
  • Fairmount Fire Department
  • Fayetteville Fire Department
  • Lafayette Fire Department
  • Lakeside Fire Department
  • Liverpool Fire Department
  • Manlius Fire Department
  • Mattydale Fire Department
  • Mottville Fire Department
  • Northbay Fire Department
  • Onondaga Hill Fire Department
  • Pompey Hill Fire Department
  • Sylvan Beach Fire Department
  • Warners Fire Department

Law Enforcement Agencies

  • Albany Field Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Skaneateles Police Department
  • SUNY Upstate University Police Department
  • Syracuse Police Department
  • Town of Manlius Police Department
  • Village of Chittenango Police Department

Event / Mass Gathering Medical Coverage

  • Dysfunctional Family BBQ Music Festival
  • Empire State Marathon
  • Ironman Syracuse
  • K-Rockathon Music Festival
  • MOE.DOWN Music Festival
  • New York State Fair Infirmary
  • Syracuse Festival of Races
  • Syracuse Half Marathon
  • Syracuse University Carrier Dome

Expedition / Wilderness Medicine

  • Desert RATS Ultramarathon – Colorado and Utah
  • Grand to Grand Ultramarathon – Utah and Arizona
  • Jungle Marathon – Brazil / Vietnam
  • The Ancient Khmer Path – Cambodia
  • The Last Secret Ultramarathon – Kingdom of Bhutan
  • The Wild Elephant Trail – Sri Lanka

Corporate Medical Support

  • All Hands Volunteers, Inc.
  • Brian Catalina Entertainment, Inc.
  • Lucky 8 TV, Inc.
  • Nine Mile Point Nuclear Power Station
  • Oswego Speedway
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