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Thomas Platt is the chair and a professor in the Department of Community Health Services and Rehabilitation Science (CHSRS). Platt has more than 30+ years of experience in EMS and has served as principal investigator for the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bystander Care Project and the U.S. Department of Transportation First Responder National Standard Curriculum Project. He completed his undergraduate degree in public administration at the University of Pittsburgh, a master's degree in adult education at Penn State and a doctoral degree in instructional design at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education. Platt has also served as project manager for international development projects. He's authored numerous ancillary products and texts for EMS education and has served as a paramedic for EMS agencies, a flight paramedic for STAT MedEvac and a volunteer firefighter. 

Departments

Department of Community Health Services and Rehabilitation Science
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology

Programs

Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Emergency Medicine
Undergraduate Program in Rehabilitation Science