Michael W. Hubble, PhD, MBA, NREMT-P

Hubble

 

Associate Professor
Emergency Medical Care Program Director
Western Carolina University


 

EDUCATION

Associate of Applied Emergency Medical Sciencereceived awards for academic achievement and outstanding accomplishments
Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science TechnologyGuilford Technical Community College, Jamestown, NC
BS in Business Administration/Economics
Cum Laude
High Point University, High Point, NC
MBA, emphasis in Operations Research and FinanceThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
PhD in Policy Sciences, emphasis in Emergency Health Services Policy and AdministrationThe University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

 

Current Position

Associate Professor
Emergency Medical Care Program Director
Responsible for program administration and classroom instruction in trauma management, technical rescue, emergency cardiac care, pediatric advanced life support, EMS systems management, senior seminar, simulation laboratory, and research methods. Faculty advisor for EMC majors. Developed and directs the distance education undergraduate and graduate programs.

Past Experience

EMT-Paramedic, FirstHealth of the CarolinasResponsible for patient treatment, care and maintenance of vehicle and equipment. Supervise EMT intermediates and paramedic interns.
Teaching Assistant, University of Maryland-Baltimore CountyParticipated in applied research project involving EMS systems assessment. Performed data analysis using statistical software.
Consultant, Public Safety Group, LTD.Managerial consulting for public safety organizations. Developed facility location and resource allocation plans for EMS agencies. Designed and installed management information systems on computer networks.
EMT-Paramedic, Randolph County Emergency ServicesResponsible for patient treatment, care and maintenance of vehicle and equipment. Supervise EMT intermediates and paramedic interns.
Critical Care Transport Paramedic, MooreLife Critical Care TransportResponsible for patient care in a critical care environment during interfacility transport.
EMS Shift Supervisor, Randolph County Emergency ServicesSupervised paramedics and telecommunicators. Responsible for shift operations. Developed aeromedical evacuation procedures, inventory control plan, infection control procedures, and revised advanced life support treatment protocols. Analyzed quality control issues. Coordinated hiring and staffing.
Summer Intern to Emergency Medical Services Project Director, Piedmont Triad Council of GovernmentsDeveloped resource allocation plan for Rockingham County EMS. Designed basic education standards for rescue personnel which were submitted to the North Carolina Office of EMS.