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Lynn White Receives NAEMSP Honor for Lifetime Achievements in EMS


Lynn White, Director of Research and Evidence Based Practice for Global Medical Response, was recently presented with the 2020 Ronald D. Stewart Award by the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP). The award recognizes lifetime achievements in the field of emergency medical services.

“NAEMSP is pleased to give the 2020 Ronald D. Stewart Award to Lynn White for her outstanding contributions in mentoring generations of EMS providers, for her work on the National EMS Research Agenda, and other important research,” said JerrieLynn Kind, executive director for NAEMSP. “Lynn embodies the reasons the award was created: dedication and commitment to the development of quality emergency medical services throughout the world.”

White has a decorated career in emergency medicine. She has worked in pediatrics, neonatology, high-risk obstetrics, critical care, trauma, emergency medicine and critical care transport. She served as the National Director of Clinical Practice for American Medical Response for four years before being appointed as the Director of Research and Evidence Based Practice for Global Medical Response, a leading medical transport company. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University School of Medicine, and she sits on the advisory councils for both the National EMS Advisory Council (NEMSAC) and the Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES). She has recently joined the Resuscitation sub-council for the American Red Cross and is currently completing a second term on the board of directors for NAEMSP.

“Lynn is a gifted leader,” said Dr. Ed Racht, chief medical officer for Global Medical Response. “She has a true ability to better understand how we can improve our care for the acutely ill and injured, as well as strengthen the infrastructure that helps us address the evidence and change our practice. This award is very well deserved.”

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