Dr. Stringer has served in a host of roles from Forsyth County to Washington DC and all posts in between. Dr. Stringer was the EMS Medical Director for Forsyth County in the mid-1970's as they became one of the first paramedic programs. He was a principle founder in the creation of the Special Operations Response Team, today known as SORT, NC-DMAT-1, NMRT-E, SMAT-1, etc. Dr. Stringer joined FEMA and worked with Eric Tolbert to develop catastrophic medical disaster planning following 9-11. Nationally known for his views regarding the terror potential long before it actually was realized in the US, Dr. Stringer has served and continues to serve the citizens of North Carolina and the U.S. with great honor and distinction.