Mike is an assistant professor and director of Creighton University’s Emergency Medical Services Education Program. He has thirty-five years of experience in EMS, joining the Creighton University EMS Program in 2002. He has practiced as a paramedic and registered nurse, worked as a field paramedic, paramedic shift supervisor, quality improvement coordinator, EMS system program director, emergency department RN, and trauma program coordinator. Other professional activities include Site Visitor for the Committee on Accreditation for EMS Programs, member of the Nebraska Board of EMS and former member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of EMS Educators, and the Committee on Accreditation of EMS Programs. Mike has served as a contributing author and as a reviewer for several EMS publications. Numerous conference presentations and workshops have been facilitated by Mike, focusing on clinical, leadership, and educational topics. Most recently, Mike was appointed to the National EMS Scope of Practice Model, Subject Matter Expert Panel. Educational accomplishments include Doctor of Education in Interdisciplinary Leadership, Bachelor of Science in EMS, and a Master of Science Degree in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, all from Creighton University.