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Alaska EMSC Advisory Committee

The EMSC Advisory Committee is a “Subcommittee” under the Governor's Alaska Council of Emergency Medical Services (ACEMS). The committee is made up of individuals that contribute a vast array of subject matter expertise to the Alaska EMSC program.

  • Alaska Council on Emergency Medical Services Representative Cliff Ellingson, MD, Providence Alaska Medical Center
  • EMSC Program Coordinator, Reneé Escamilla
  • Frontier Emergency Physician and EMS Medical Director, Danita Koehler, MD
  • Family Advisory Network Representative, Mark Johnson, MPA
  • Pediatric Intensivist, Barbara J. Coopes, MD, Providence Alaska Medical Center
  • Pediatric Hospitalist, Matthew Hirschfeld, MD, Alaska Native Medical Center
  • Paramedic, Samantha Cunningham, MICP, Kenai Peninsula EMS Coordinator
  • Nurse with Emergency Pediatric Experience, Patty Williams, RN, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
  • Quality Improvement Specialist, Heather Andersen, The Children's Hospital at Providence & Women's & Women's Services
  • Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association Representative, Debbie Lowenthal
  • EMS Administrator, Brad Paulson, EMT 3, Fairbanks North Star Borough
  • EMS Manager, Dave Milligan, EMT 3, Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation