Tiff is an Emergency Physician at our sister hospital, UVMHN- Champlian Valley Physicians Hospital. She is a self-proclaimed EMS "lifer". She has worked in hospital based, municipal and private service EMS,
and as a firefighter, flight paramedic, and ski patroller. Tiff graduated from Albany Medical College in Albany, NY and is board certified in Emergency Medicine. She continues to be heavily involved in EMS as the EMS Coordinator at UVMHN-CVPH, is an agency medical director, as well as a member of the REMAC and SEMAC.
John "Jack" Tims, Paramedic, CIC
Program Lead Instructor
Jack began his EMS career in 1987 when he joined a volunteer fire department in Suffolk County and subsequently was hired by New York City EMS (prior to the FDNY/NYC EMS Merger) as an EMT. He became a Paramedic in 1991. He spent many years with the FDNY EMS Academy as an instructor, and became a Certified Instructor Coordinator in 1997. In 2003, he was promoted to the rank of FDNY EMS
Lieutenant and functioned as the BLS and ALS Program Administrative Officer. We are glad he's spending his "retirement" with us.
Micki Guy, Paramedic, CIC
Micki is the EMS Coordinator for Warren County, NY, a firefighter / paramedic for the City of Glens Falls Fire Department and the Operations Manager of Lake George EMS. She is the Chair of the Mountain Lakes Regional EMS Council, a NYS CIC, an AHA instructor, and an avid NY Yankees fan. She can be found on the golf course as well as hanging out at the lake with her wife and "little Dude".
Andrew Teig, NRP, FPC
Clinical Coordinator/ Instructor
Andy has over 25 years in EMS. He is a former Flight Paramedic and has an extensive background in prehospital critical care medicine. He is excited to be a part of bringing paramedicine to northern New York. Residing in Lake Placid, NY, he is a avid back county and mountain skier and enjoys doing multitude of other outdoor activities in the Adirondacks, including being a whitewater raft guide.
This program could not be complete without the likes of additional staff:
Dr. David Clauss, Chief Medical Officer, UVM Health Network, Paramedic Program Assistant Medical Director- NY/Vermont Paramedic Program Assistant Medical Director Dr. Laurel Plante, MD, FAC, Emergency Department, UVM Health Network, EMS Certified, Medical Advisor District #3 VT EMS
Dr. Laura Mulvey, Elizabethtown Community Hospital Emergency Services Medical Director Mike Weller, Paramedic
Melissa Brook, Paramedic Craig Jackson, Paramedic Christopher Miller, Paramedic Craig Roberts, Paramedic Michelle San Antonio, Paramedic
The staff from Clinton County Emergency Services
Essex County Emergency Services
Franklin County Emergency Services
The University of Vermont HealthNet and the Regional Transport and Transfer System
Air Methods / LifeNet of New York
The preceptors and staff of several Healthcare organizations and EMS agencies