Meet the Center Staff

Alex Christgen, CPPS, CPHQ
Executive Director
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Kathy Wire, JD, MBA, CPHRM, CPPS
Patient Safety Specialist
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Eunice Halverson, MA, CPPS
Patient Safety Specialist
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Lee Varner, MSEMS, EMT-P, CPPS
Patient Safety Director
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Amy Vogelsmeier, PhD, RN
Patient Safety Researcher/Analyst
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Jennifer Lux
Program/Office Manager
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Aimee Terrell
Office Coordinator
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Shelby Cox, NREMT-P
Patient Safety Project Coordinator
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Brian Froelke, M.D, FACEP, FAEMS
Center for Patient Safety, EMS Medical Advisor
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