Illinois EMSC Advisory Board

The Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program aims to improve outcomes in the critically ill and injured child by enhancing pediatric emergency care capabilities and promoting pediatric illness/injury prevention initiatives within our state. Guiding and providing oversight to this endeavor is the Illinois EMSC Advisory Board, composed of representatives from professional health care organizations, child advocate organizations, community service agencies and others vested in the care of children.
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  • Christine Bishof, MD, Illinois State Medical Society
  • Young Chung, MD, American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
  • Mark E. Cichon, DO, Co-Principal Investigator, EMSC Program, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center
  • John Collins, EMT-P, Illinois EMT Association
  • Elizabeth DeLong, RN, BSN, Trauma Nurse Coordinator
  • Michelle Ealy, RN, Illinois Department of Children & Family Services
  • Darcy Egging, RN, MS, Illinois Council, Emergency Nurses Association
  • Dylan Ferguson, EMT-P, EMS Coordinator
  • Susan Fuchs, MD, National Association of EMS Physicians
  • Kimberly Godden, Illinois State Ambulance Association
  • Jeanne Grady, RN, Division of Specialized Care for Children
  • Joseph Hageman, MD, Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Mike Hansen, EMT-P, BA, Illinois Fire Chief's Association
  • Roy Harley, Prevent Child Abuse - Illinois
  • Amy Hill, MS, Illinois SAFE KIDS
  • Illinois State Police – Pending representation
  • Victoria Jackson, MS, RN, NCSN, Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Kevin Katzbeck, Family/Parent representative
  • Teresa Morrell Riech, MD, MPH, Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Bonnie Salvetti, RN, BSN, American Nurses Association - Illinois
  • Kathy Swafford, MD, Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Kristin Tindall, RN, Illinois Hospital Association
  • Michael Wahl, MD, Illinois Hospital Association
  • Terry Wheat, RN, BSN, MPH, Shriners Hospital for Children
  • Thomas Willis, EMT-P, Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois
  • Representative pending, Illinois Academy of Family Physicians
  • Representative pending, Illinois College of Emergency Physicians