William G. McDonald, PhD, has over 25 years of experience in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Emergency Management, primarily as a Paramedic, Educator, and Administrator.
Dr. McDonald serves as a NYS DOH Certified Instructor Coordinator, Regional Faculty member, and a Nationally Certified EMS Educator. In his last role, he was an Assistant Professor of Emergency Management and Public Affairs as well as Program Coordinator for all Emergency Management and Fire related courses at the State University of New York, Empire State College. Dr. McDonald is also a subject matter expert for the NREMT and is a psychomotor exam evaluator.
Dr. McDonald holds a BPS in Emergency Management and Fire Protection from SUNY, Empire State College, a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Columbia Southern University, and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University. He is a 2013 Fellow of the Academy of Emergency Management, 2014 graduate of the Harvard John F. Kennedy School's Executive Leadership program, a 2018 Certified Emergency Manager, and a 2018 Fellow of the American College of Paramedic Executives.
Litigation Support - As Principal Consultant of McDonald Public Safety Consulting, LLC Dr. McDonald provides expert witness services to attorneys and government entities for primarily EMS, Healthcare, and other Public Safety related cases. Services include document review, depositions, and trial testimony as needed.
Janet L.Taylor, BSN, CEN, CFRN, NREMT-B, is a Nurse with over 20 years of experience, the majority of which has been spent in Emergency Medical Service / Emergency Room and Critical Care Transport. Ms. Taylor has experience in all levels of EMS and Critical Care transport, from types of scenes to inter-facility transports. She has worked in various areas including ER, Medical / Surgical, Labor and Delivery, Intensive Care Unit, and Outpatient.
A Certified Flight Nurse, Ms. Taylor works with Life Flight Eagle, a non-profit organization that provides life-saving helicopter transport for critically ill and injured patients in Kansas and Missouri communities surrounding Kansas City.
ConsultingServices - Ms. Taylor also works as a consultant, researching current evidence-based practices to update current policies for patient care. She writes modules for online education and her employer's education department. She consults independently with a small rural hospital in creating customized education modules to improve their staff education offerings.
Ms Taylor has been chosen to speak at various EMS conferences all over the nation, offering up to date content for continuing education and improving patient care. She is also employed by University of Maryland Baltimore County as an adjunct instructor.
Litigation Support - Ms. Taylor is an EMS / ER, Critical Care Transport Subject Matter Expert providing chart review, standard of care, and deposition services. She is available to attorneys representing plaintiff and defendant.
Areas of Expertise:
Emergency Medical Services
Critical Care Transportation Standards
Ambulance / Emergency Transport Clinical standards