Ryan Brown BSc hon. PCP

Ryan Brown has been a Primary Care Paramedic practicing in Cape Breton since 2006. In addition to his paramedic education from Holland College he holds a BSc in Biology with Honours from Cape Breton University, a Masters of Public Health from the University of Liverpool and is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health. Ryan has held numerous educational, operational and research leadership positions in the Nova Scotia prehospital system with extensive experience in curriculum design and delivery spanning entry-to-practice, continuing education, online education and university based learning. He holds a Simulationist certificate from SIM-one in Toronto and has led a number of interprofessional education initiatives. Ryan also holds an Adjunct Professor appointment within the Division of EMS at Dalhousie University where he teaches evidence-based practice (P-EBP) and is a Senior Appraiser for the Prehospital Evidence Based Practice Program (PEP). He is a published researcher with his Masters thesis focusing on paramedic roles in primary care delivery, specifically those impacting ambulatory care sensitive conditions. Ryan is member of the Canadian SIM Innovator Award selection committee, the Canadian Interprofessional Health Collaborative, the Canadian EMS Research Network and also sits on the Council of the College of Paramedics of Nova Scotia as well as many CPNS sub-committees. Ryan conducts peer review for the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine and the Cureus Journal of Medical Science and sits on the Editorial Advisory Board (Emergency Medicine) for Cambridge Scholars Publishing. When not delivering education or buried in journal articles, Ryan maintains work-life balance chasing around his twin toddlers, Arianna and Alexander and their new little sister Sophia.