Aldon is a South African trained Emergency Care Practitioner with 20 years of experience working in remote, austere and conflict environments. Before moving to Australia in early 2017 Aldon worked as an academic at a South African university where he taught technical rescue and critical care para-medicine. Aldon currently works at a large regional Australian university where he recently developed the first Australian postgraduate qualification in tactical medicine. Aldon’s interests lie in the extrapolation of evidence-based military medicine into the civilian sector.
Tim is Critical Care Paramedic by training and currently works with BC Emergency Health Services in Vancouver Canada where he recently moved with his family. Prior to working in the civilian sector, Tim served as a Medic in the Australian Army for 8 years before taking up a position in the Queensland Ambulance Service.
He holds an academic position with a large Australian university, as well as a Senior Instructor position with TacMed Australia.
Tim was the former founding Secretary of the Australian Tactical Medical Association and has recently transitioned to a Consultant role providing support to the Executive Board.
He has an interest in paramedic led practice, tactical medicine and trauma medicine and is eager to facilitate and contribute to the body of research in these fields.
Ivan McCann is an Advanced Care Paramedic currently residing in Ontario, Canada. He has practiced as a paramedic for almost 10 years serving both large urban communities and smaller rural ones. His background includes an undergraduate degree in History and Political Science with a focus on contemporary history and world politics. Currently, he is working towards completing his Critical Care Paramedic certification and exploring post-graduate degrees. Current areas of interest include: public health in conflict zones, austere and remote medicine, trauma and resuscitation medicine and paramedic led research.
Dr. Claire Park - Consultant in Pre-Hospital, Critical Care and Anaesthesia; Londons Air Ambulance and Kings College Hospital
Mr. Matt Pepper - President, ATMA | Special Operations Team Intensive Care Paramedic, Ambulance NSW , Australia
Prof. Erin Smith - Course Coordinator, Master of Disaster and Emergency Response, Edith Cowan Univerisity | Board of Directors, World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM), Australia
Assoc. Prof. John Moloney -Head, Trauma Anaesthesia, The Alfred Hospital | Medical Advisor, Ambulance Victoria | Retrieval Consultant, Adult Retrieval Victoria | Acting Executive Manager, Field Emergency Medical Officer Program, Australia
Dr. Dan Pronk - Medical Director, TacMed Australia
Lt Col. Martin Graves - Anaesthetist, Australian Army
Mr. Shane Fitzpatrick - TEMS Paramedic. Calgary TEMS | Chair, TEMS Committee, International Public Safety Association, Canada
Mr. Kerryn Wratt - Wilderness Medicine Specialist | MICA Paramedic, Ambulance Victoria, Australia
Dr. Preston Fedor - Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico | Medical Officer, United States Air Force, USA
Dr. Erik Vu - Emergency Medicine | Critical Care Medicine | EMS & Special Operations Medicine, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Provincial Health Services Authority. Clinical Assistant Professor - Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada.
Dr. Matthew D. Sztajnkrycer - MD, PhD, Director, Operational Medicine, Division of Prehospital Care; Consultant and Professor of Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
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Mrs. Natalee Williams-Claassen - Lecturer, Post Graduate Courses, Paramedic Science, CQUniversity, Australia
Mr. Ian de Jonge - Paramedic Science Lecturer, CQUniversity | Critical Care Paramedic, Queensland Ambulance Service, Australia
Ms. Hannah Gaulke - Critical Care Paramedic, Queensland Ambulance Service, Australia
Mr. Richard Armour - ALS Paramedic, British Columbia Emergency Health Service, Canada
Mrs. Shannon Delport - Senior Lecturer, Undergraduate Head of Course, Paramedic Science, CQUniversity, Australia
Mr. Craig Alford - MICA Paramedic, Ambulance Victoria, Australia
Mr. Oliver Ellis - Special Operations Team Intensive Care Paramedic, Ambulance NSW, Australia
Mr. Ben Grellman - Intensive Care Paramedic, ACT Ambulance Service, Australia
Mrs. Claire Metz - Emergency Care Practitioner/Nurse, Germany
Mr. Steven Robertson - Clinical Support Officer, Queensland Ambulance Service, Australia