William P. Bozeman, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Bozeman is a national advocate of law enforcement use of less lethal weapons in order to reduce or eliminate injuries and deaths among police officers, suspects, and the public whenever possible. He has conducted national studies on the use of conducted electrical weapons or TASER®, including the first large, independent study of injuries from their use. Bozeman's clinical and research interests include trauma resuscitation, cardiac arrest resuscitation, emergency medical services, tactical (SWAT team) medicine, and disaster medicine. In past experience, he has served as a tactical physician for several SWAT teams and served on federal Disaster Medical Assistance Teams in both Florida and North Carolina. From 1999 to 2003, he served as a NASA Space Shuttle support physician. He is one of a few Emergency Medicine doctors nationwide who is specially trained in trauma and critical care by the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, Md. Bozeman earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his residency at Johns Hopkins University.
KeywordsEmergency Trauma, Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation, Emergency Management Services, SWAT (tactical physician), disaster management, TASER