Faculty member receives national EMS award

Craig Manifold
Craig Manifold

Craig Manifold, D.O., clinical assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, received a major award for his efforts in leading emergency management services nationwide.

Dr. Manifold received the Michael Copass Leadership Award at the Major Metropolitan Medical Directors “Gathering of Eagles” Conference. He is chair of the National EMS Committee, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and board member of the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT).

Dr. Manifold received his D.O. in 1993 from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia. He received his B.A. in physiology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois, in 1989. His residency in emergency medicine was done in 1997 through Joint Military Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency at San Antonio. He joined the Department of Surgery in 2009.

Dr. Manifold is chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians’ EMS Medical Directors Committee and is on the board of directors for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) and the Hope Shield Foundation.



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