The Ohio EMS Conference 2014 Keynote Spotlight: Henry Wang, MD MS


Dr. Wang is Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine. Originally from New Jersey, he completed medical school at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (New Brunswick, New Jersey) and Emergency Medicine residency training at Christiana Care Health System (Newark, Delaware). Dr. Wang was previously at the University of Pittsburgh, where he completed fellowship training in Emergency Medicine, obtained Masters degrees in Public Health and Clinical Research, and served as academic faculty, distinguishing himself as a national leader in out-of-hospital resuscitation and airway management.

Dr. Wang is a leading researcher in prehospital emergency care. His primary focus is on the safety, effectiveness and system-wide organization of paramedic airway management techniques. Findings from his studies have motivated changes in the organization of prehospital care systems as well as the techniques applied in resuscitation. Dr. Wang is currently a lead investigator for the Alabama site of the NIH -funded Resuscitation Outcome Consortium.

Dr. Wang’s presentation for the main conference is Out of Hospital Intubation, Where are we? For the leadership forum, he will present EMS Research: Why Should I Care?