EMS World Expo 2017 Opening Ceremonies: Best Research Award

American Ambulance Association recognized Damian Gonzales and Joshua Daly for their outstanding service and dedication.
The agency received the EMS Patient Safety First Award for their commitment to improving their safety culture.
Laura Wolcott of Rochester, N.Y. was recognized for her professionalism and dedication to EMS.
The program awards medical education grants annually to qualifying caregivers who demonstrate a career commitment to the EMS profession.
Paramedic Lyle Stoll was honored with the award that celebrates EMS professionals who go above and beyond the call of duty.
David Wampler, PhD, assistant professor in Emergency Health Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center, received the Best Research Award.
Paramedic Terry Bottjen of Faith, S.D. received the 2017 NAEMT/Nasco Paramedic of the Year Award.
U.S. Army Sergeant Jacob Ponczkowski was presented with the 2017 NAEMT/North American Rescue Military Medic of the Year Award.
Ginny Renkiewicz, a paramedic from Fayetteville, N.C., received the 2017 NAEMT/Jones & Bartlett Learning EMS Educator of the Year Award.
NAEMT President Dennis Rowe presented EMT Ryan Houser with the 2017 NAEMT/Braun Industries EMT of the Year Award.
Greenlawn Fire Department and EMS of Greenlawn, NY was the recipient of the 2017 Volunteer EMS Service of the Year Award.
Allina Health EMS of St. Paul, Minnesota is announced as the winner of the 2017 Dick Ferneau Career EMS Service of the Year award.
The winner and honorable mentions will present at the Urgent Matter Annual Meeting hosted by the American College of Emergency Physicians at the 2017 Scientific Assembly in Washington, D.C.
Julie Lahr, a community paramedic for Williamson County EMS of Tex., received the Dynarex First Responder Caring Award at EMS World Expo on Oct. 18.
Allina Health EMS was honored by NAEMT and EMS World with the Dick Ferneau Career EMS Service of the Year Award.