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Physical Location & Certified Mail Address Mailing Address
Ohio Department of Public Safety
Division of Emergency Medical Services
1970 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223
Ohio Department of Public Safety
Division of Emergency Medical Services
PO Box 182073
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2073
(614) 466-9447 or (800) 233-0785 Fax: (614) 466-9461

Administration
Mel House, Executive Director – (614) 995-4752
Ellen Owens, Executive Assistant – (614) 644-5708
Valerie Koker, Administrative Assistant – (614) 644-0616

Carol Cunningham M.D. – (614) 466-7076
The medical director advises the board with regard to adult and pediatric trauma and emergency medical services issues.

Certifications
EMS & fire certifications, public records and RPAB

Ellen Owens, Section Chief – (614) 644-5708
Gina Geist, Customer Service Assistant – (614) 752-0423
Sarah Hall, Customer Service Assistant – (614) 752-3932

EMS & Fire Certifications
Jean Booze, Certification Coordinator – (614) 466-9455
Vacant, Certification Assistant – (614) 644-5709
Novica Olinger, Certification Assistant – (614) 466-0836

Regional Physician Advisory Board
Ellen Owens, Coordinator – (614) 644-5708

Education & Testing
EMS & fire training programs (EMS accreditations, EMS continuing education sites, and chartered fire training programs), fire testing and certification audits

EMS & Fire Education
John Molnar, Section Chief – (614) 644-2571
Kris Miller, Education Coordinator – (614) 387-0648
Carol Savage, Education Coordinator – (614) 466-9459
John Miller, Education Coordinator   (614) 466-0835
Jack Smith, Education Coordinator (Fire) – (614) 752-7017

Fire Testing
Doug Orahood, Fire Testing Coordinator – (614) 752-3960
Loretta Garred, Fire Testing Specialist – (614) 752-3946
Susan Edwards, Fire Testing Specialist – (614) 728-1525

Medical Transportation
Inspection, certification and licensure of non-emergency, emergency and air medical transportation organizations

Medical Transportation | Main Line – (614) 466-9447 or 800 233-0785

David Fiffick, Section Chief – (614) 644-6387
Connie White, Medical Transportation Coordinator – (614) 752-0654
Linda Smith, Customer Service Assistant – (614) 644-0650

Trauma & Research
EMS and trauma research and data analysis; all issues related to trauma centers and the statewide trauma system

Vacant, Section Chief – (614) 387-1951

Research & Analysis
Sue Morris, Trauma Data Manager – (614) 466-8015
Vacant, Epidemiologist – (614) 728-3538
Natalie Haslage, EMS & Trauma Data Manager – (614) 728-7627

Trauma System
Vacant, State Trauma System Coordinator – (614) 387-1951

Investigations & Compliance
Investigations, hearings, and compliance

Joel Demory, Section Chief – (614) 752-3959
Rick Miller, Investigative Supervisor – (614) 752-4649
Bryan Reardon, Investigative Supervisor – (614) 387-1950
Patrick Williams, Investigator – (614) 387-1403
LaNese Powell, Investigative Assistant – (614) 644-5929
Karen Mack, Investigative Assistant – (614) 995-5940

Grants
EMS grants and Emergency Medical Services for Children program (EMSC)

Grants
Johanna Burgess-Pickett, Grants Administrator – (614) 728-8661
Diane Walton, Grants Coordinator – (614) 466-3655

EMS for Children
Joe Stack, Coordinator – (614) 387-1949

Contact Us

Email Ask EMS, or call (614) 466-9447 or (800) 233-0785.

Physical Location & Certified Mail Address
Ohio Department of Public Safety
Division of Emergency Medical Services
1970 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223

Mailing Address
Ohio Department of Public Safety
Division of Emergency Medical Services
PO Box 182073
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2073

Fax: (614) 466-9461

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