Judy has helped write or review some articles on this website. Each article that she has worked will list her name explicitly.
Judy started her career at a Tertiary Hospital in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory following receipt of her Bachelor’s in Biology/Cardiac Sciences in the early 1980’s. She is credentialed as a Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist through Cardiovascular Credentialing International. She is further credentialed as an Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic through the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Judy has 25+ years of experience with Invasive Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology as well as 30 years of active Emergency Medical Service experience. She is an active member of the Federal Disaster Medical Assistance Team and as such has deployed in support of both domestic and foreign disasters. She is also involved in community education including CPR, First Aid and First Responder courses.
She is the current owner of a medical continuing education company that provides Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Life Support, Basic Cardiac Life Support, Prehospital Trauma Life Support, 12 Lead and Basic Arrhythmia and Critical Care education to physicians, nurses and paramedics nationwide. She is certified as an instructor through the American Heart Association, the Health and Safety Institute, and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians. In addition, Judy is certified by the Department of Health as an EMS Educational sponsor.
American Heart Association • Advanced Cardiac Life Support • Pediatric Advanced Life Support • Basic Cardiac Life Support • First Aid
American Health and Safety Institute • Advanced Cardiac Life Support • Pediatric Advanced Life Support • Basic Cardiac Life Support • First Aid
National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians • Prehospital Trauma Life Support
Pennsylvania Department of Health • Approved Sponsor of Continuing Education for Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians
Healthcare Supervisor – Paramedic
Department of Health and Human Services Disaster Medical Assistance Team – PA-1
Bachelor of Science
Biology – Health Sciences University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic Community College of Allegheny County
Cardiovascular Credentialing International Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist
Clinical Research Coordinator Association of Clinical Research Coordinators
- Lead Technologist – Allegheny General Hospital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
- Clinical Research Coordinator – Interventional Cardiology & Renal Transplant Services; Allegheny General Hospital
- RCIS Test Preparation Text: 1991
- Critical Care for EMS: 1994