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Wake Forest Baptist Physician Named State EMS Medical Director for North Carolina

Winslow James Elbert

The North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services (NC OEMS) has chosena Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center emergency medicine physician to be the new director of the State Emergency Medical Services.

James E. "Tripp" Winslow III, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, was chosen from among a competitive group of physicians, according to the NC OEMS.

"I am very excited to have the opportunity to serve the people of North Carolina in this role, and I look forward to working with pre-hospital care workers throughout the state," said Winslow.

Throughout his career, Winslow has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors and has published several articles and abstracts on pre-hospital emergency medicine, diagnostic radiation exposure and trauma related research. He currently serves as medical director for Person County EMS, associate medical director for Forsyth County EMS and as law enforcement tactical physician for Forsyth County SWAT personnel.

Winslow received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine in 1999. He completed a residency in emergency medicine in 2002 and a fellowship in EMS in 2003 also from the UNC School of Medicine. He has been an attending physician in emergency medicine at Wake Forest Baptist since 2003.

Winslow holds professional memberships in the North Carolina Medical Society, American Medical Association, National Association of EMS Physicians and North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians. He is also a member for the North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians Board of Directors, serving as chair of the EMS Committee and the North Carolina EMS Advisory Council.

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