Danny K. Opperman has been involved in Emergency Medical Services since 2000, where he started in the U.S. Air Force, deploying all over the world as an Aerospace Medical Specialist. Mr. Opperman is a veteran of the Iraq War where he deployed as a medic providing medical treatment to wounded military personnel in an undisclosed location in the Middle East. At his home unit, he coordinated and conducted all training with medical personnel who were certified EMS providers. He also coordinated a military base wide training exercise to ensure all assigned personnel were trained in first-aid on a yearly basis. More recently, Mr. Opperman was a Battalion Chief of EMS Operations at AtlantiCare Health System in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Daily operations consisted of eight ALS units, three SCT critical care units, one medevac unit, ten BLS units and a medical communications center, all stretched over two counties. Mr. Opperman coordinated daily staffing, scheduling, logistical necessities with equipment and strategic oversight of EMS unit placement. While serving as Battalion Chief, he also developed the full curriculum and assisted with the oversight of daily operations for a paramedic educational program with Atlantic Cape Community College, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He coordinated all clinical activities with AtlantiCare so that paramedic students were able to complete all hospital and field time hours prior to obtaining their paramedic certification. Mr. Opperman has worked at several community colleges teaching various subjects such as EKG Interpretation to nursing students and Clinical Simulation with paramedic students. Currently, Mr. Opperman works for the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine as the Manager of Clinical Simulation. He has daily oversight of the simulation center’s operations and coordinates all clinical simulation activities for students studying Doctor of Osteopathy and Physician Assistant studies on the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania campus. He also works per-diem in southern New Jersey with Inspira Health as a field paramedic. Mr. Opperman holds numerous certifications in EMS, Instructor of EMS and in clinical simulation. He holds three Associate Degrees, one from the Community College of the Air Force in Allied Health Science and two from Camden County College in Paramedic Science and Paramedic Education and Management. He has a Bachelor’s Degree from Wilmington University in Business Management and a Master’s in Business Administration specializing in Healthcare Administration from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.