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Brian Potter, MS, ATC, NREMT

Brian Potter, MS, ATC, NREMT, completed a BS in athletic training at West Virginia Wesleyan College and an MS in health and physical education at Marshall University. After spending 15 years practicing clinical sports medicine, he now works full-time in emergency services education as a specialist with West Virginia Public Service Training. With over 20 years of experience in emergency services, Brian remains an active responder as a volunteer firefighter/EMT with the Buckhannon Fire Department in Buckhannon, W.V. Reach him at brian.potter@wvesc.org.

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