Dr. Alson has served in a number of roles in both North Carolina and in service to our country. A paramedic from the mid-1970s, Dr. Alson today serves as the Medical Director for Forsyth County EMS, the Medical Director for the NC SMAT program, as well as the Medical Commander for the NC-DMAT-1 and NMRT East teams based in Winston-Salem. Dr. Alson has been a responder on dozens of nationally declared disasters. Dr. Alson has served as a member of the North Carolina Advisory Council and currently serves as the chairman for the NC Disciplinary Committee. Dr. Alson is a subject matter expert in the delivery of care in austere and surge type conditions.