As Director of Community Initiatives, Danielle works with many partner organizations on the local, national and international levels, including fire and police departments, federal law enforcement agencies and other community partners, to advance health care initiatives, promote inter-agency collaboration and create cohesive EMS systems.
Locally, she works with the Cambridge Fire and Police departments on community training related to CPR awareness and bystander interventions for hemorrhage control. She implements programs and training in place at hospitals to reduce risk and improve patient outcomes and facilitates collaboration among national partners to promote best practices within EMS and actively assists in international healthcare efforts. Danielle is the Executive Director of the nonprofit organization, The METI Project, where she implements medical educational strategies to promote sustainability in developing country’s pre hospital and hospital health care systems.
A member of the Academic Advisory Committee for Pro EMS Center for MEDICS paramedic program, Danielle is a credentialed as an instructor and coordinator of more than ten internationally recognized certification courses. She also has served as the American Heart Association Community Training Center Coordinator for several years and is currently appointed Affiliate Faculty for the NAEMT course, Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), and Trauma Casualty Combat Care (TCCC) for the state of Massachusetts. In 2011, Danielle initiated the strategy and first courses for the PHTLS discipline for the country of Singapore.
Danielle serves on several committees including, The Work Force Development Committee for the Office of Emergency Medical Services in Massachusetts, she is the EMS representative for the Health Care Preparedness Coalition, and represents the EMS community on the Massachusetts Coalition on Serious Illness Care Committee. To learn more or register to attend this event, click here.