Maple, Class of 1978. Carol was appointed State Medical Director for the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of EMS in July 2004, is a board-certified emergency physician at Cleveland Clinic Akron General Medical Center and an associate professor of emergency medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Carol received her medical degree and completed an emergency medicine residency at the University of Cincinnati, has seven years of experience as a flight physician and eleven years of experience as a tactical EMS medical director. Dr. Cunningham completed the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative and the Women and Power program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Executive Education. She is the 2012 recipient of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine’s James Keaney Leadership Award. Dr. Cunningham was appointed to the Executive Steering Committee of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate’s First Responder Resource Group, the OnStar® Public Safety Advisory Council, and the Mobile Education Team for the Center for Homeland Defense and Security’s Executive Education Program.  She serves on the EMS Support Team of the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) National Integration Center Strategic Resource Group, the Board of Directors of the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care, the Tri-C Jazzfest Board of Advisors, and the Board of Trustees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

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