EMC Professor Appointed to National Accreditation Committee
Sandy Hunter, Ph. D., associate professor of emergency medical care for EKUís Department of Loss Prevention and Safety, has been appointed to the Committee on Accreditation of Education for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) Board of Directors. He will also continue as a site reviewer.
CoAEMSP, which functions under the auspices of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, is the nationally recognized accrediting agency for Paramedic programs. The mission CoAEMSP includes promoting the continual improvement of the quality of Paramedic education and the advancement of the Paramedic profession.
Hunter earned his undergraduate degree in emergency medical care from Western Carolina University in 1984; a masterís degree in health education from EKU in 1998 and a Ph.D. in educational psychology from University of Kentucky in 2005. His publications cover a wide variety of topics, including diversity, self-efficacy, hematology and the effect of culture on learning.