Apollo Training Group is lucky to have an Assistant Professor of Surgery within the Department of Trauma, Critical Care, and Acute Care Surgery at UKMC in Kansas City as our medical director. She is double board-certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. She has a strong passion for trauma and critical care. Her interests within the field are prehospital outreach and education, disaster preparedness, injury prevention, tactical medicine and hemorrhage control. She is an instructor in ATLS and Tactical Combat Casualty Care. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Eastern Association for Surgery in Trauma, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians and the International Public Safety Association.
Having a passion for the prehospital environment, she spends as much time as possible advocating for prehospital personnel and greatly enjoys working with law enforcement and fire/EMS on prehospital trauma care and hemorrhage control. She was trained by military surgeons, became certified in TCCC, and served as a tactical medical provider for a SWAT team in Arizona. While in IL, she provided basic tactical medical training to ~ 400 law enforcement officers throughout the region. In addition to being on the Board of Directors, she also serves on the IPSA TEMS Committee. She attends SOMSA every year and eagerly follows the published medical data in the tactical medical field.
Apollo Training Groups cadre is comprised of United States Army and Navy veterans that bring 50+ years of combined GWOT combat and critical care medical experience to the table. Our training team has extensive experience in areas ranging from ground combat medics, critical care flight paramedics, Special Operations, S.E.R.E instructors and Search and Rescue operations performed from various rotary wing platforms. As our students come from all aspects of life, so does our team. To deliver the best training environment, Apollo Training Group culminates the experiences from multiple combat tours in support of Operation Enduring/Iraqi Freedom, daring Search and Rescue missions, Special Operations support and years of civilian EMS. Apollo Training Group mission is to teach pre hospital and tactical medicine as well as SAR and technical rescue from their extensive background and experiences to help other providers in all operational environments