Medical Expert - Roy L. Alson, MD, PhD

Area of Expertise: Emergency Medicine - Terrorism
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Roy L. Alson, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery - Emergency Medicine

Alson is an attending physician in Wake Forest Baptist's Level-one trauma center, as well as medical advisor to the North Carolina Association of Paramedics and former chairman of the N.C. Medical Society's Section of Emergency Medicine. He is the medical editor of eMedicine Emergency Medicine. His research includes airway management during chemical agent decontamination and ER resident training in weapons of mass destruction. He won the Harvey Grant Award from "Basic Trauma Life Support International" in recognition for outstanding contributions to pre-hospital rescue and trauma education.

Keywords

pre-hospital care, disaster management, wilderness emergencies, emergency medical services; weapons of mass destruction, wound ballistics
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