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Sean Caffrey


Sean Caffrey is an Emergency Medical Services professional with over 25 years of experience. Sean has been certified as a paramedic since 1990 and graduated with a BS in emergency services administration from the George Washington University in 1992. Sean has served in senior leadership positions in private sector, local government and volunteer EMS services. He completed his Masters in Business Administration in 2000 at the University of Denver and served as the Director of Ambulance Services in Summit County, Colorado until December of 2009. Sean participates in the leadership of the National EMS Management Association. Sean also served in a regulatory role for over 3 years with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and now manages the EMS for Children program for the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Section of the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He continues to  work as a part-time paramedic in Grand County, Colorado. Sean lives with his wife Sarah and their eight year old son Tiernan in the Stapleton neighborhood of Denver. Sean is excited to participate in PhD program to learn the skills of applied research, particularly considering the limited body of work related to public policy in emergency medical services. 


While Sean has yet to develop a specific research focus, the structure and financing of emergency medical response systems at the local level and the regulation of these systems at the state and national level are areas of interest. | Physical Address: 1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 500  Denver, CO  80204 | Mailing Address: University of Colorado Denver, SPA, Campus Box 142, P.O. Box 173364, Denver, CO 80217-3364 | ph: 303.315.2228 | fax: 303.315.2229 | SPA Website Feedback

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