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KYEMSC Advisory Committee

The EMSC Advisory Committee meets on a regular basis to advise the EMSC Project Director and the Kentucky Board of EMS on issues related to pediatric emergency care. These members are your representatives! If you have issues regarding the care of pediatric patients across the commonwealth, feel free to contact one of the advisory committee members. You are always welcome to contact the EMSC Project Director, Morgan Scaggs, at 859-256-3583.

Committee Members
Mary Fallot

Mary Fallat, MD, Chair

EMSC Committee Chair, EMSC Principal Investigator Hirikati S. Nagaraj Professor Division Director, Pediatric Surgery Surgeon-in-Chief, Kosair Children s Hospital

Morgan Scaggs
Morgan Scaggs, BHS, NRP, Vice-Chair

EMSC Committee Vice-Chair, State Agency Representative, KYEMSC Project Director, KBEMS
Carol Wright
Matilda Carol Wright, RN

Nurse with Emergency Pediatric Experience Pediatric Trauma Nurse Coordinator Trauma Services, UK Healthcare

Mark McDonald
Mark McDonald, MD, FAAP

Physician with Pediatric Training, Medical Director, Norton Children's Hospital 

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Margaret Denise Gupton, BS, AA, EMT-P

Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic Campbellsville-Taylor County EMS
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Susan Pollack, MD, FAAP

Physician with Pediatric Training, Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Injury Prevention Program, KY Injury Prevention and Research Center 

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Landon Jones, MD

Emergency Medicine Physician, Pediatric ED Medical Director, Kentucky Choldren's Hospital, UK Healthcare  

Melanie Wilson

Melanie Tyner-Wilson

Family Representative Early Childhood and Special Needs Outreach, KY Injury Prevention and Research Center/Pediatric Adolescent Injury Prevention Program/University of Kentucky

 Erika Janes

Erika Janes, RN

Injury Prevention Coordinator; Safe Kids Louisville, Prevention & Wellness, Norton Children's Hospital


Ex Officio
Scottie Day, M.D., Physician with Pediatric Training Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Director, Pediatric Transport and Outreach Kentucky Children s Hospital/UK Healthcare,
David Foley, M.D., Director of Trauma and Burns, Kosair Children s Hospital,
Sandra Herr, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Louisville ED Medical Director, Kosair Children's Hospital,
Bari Lee Mattingly, R.N., UK Healthcare, barilee.mattingly@uky.ed

The KYEMSC Advisory Committee schedule their meetings approximately one year in advance, typically on the second Wednesday of even months. There is a chance that some of those meetings may be changed, cancelled, or that there will not be a quorum in attendance. All are welcome to attend.

Meeting Schedule and Meeting Minutes.