EMS Fellowship Faculty

Our EMS Fellowship faculty have over a century of combined EMS experience in the full range of EMS field operations. 

Don Byars Faculty Profile photo

     Don Byars, MD RDMS FACEPFellowship Director
             ABEM board-certified
             Medical Director
             City of Portsmouth Department of Fire, Rescue and EMS

 

 

 

                               Barry Knapp, MD RDMS FACEPFellowship Associate Director
                                    ABEM board-certified
                                    Medical Director
                                    City of Norfolk Department of Fire, Rescue and EMS 

Stewart Martin, MD FACEPFellowship Assistant Director
      ABEM EM & EMS board- certified
      Medical Director
      City of Virginia Beach Department of EMS 

                                Lori Givonetti, MD FACEPFellowship Assistant Director
                                     
ABEM board-certified
                                      Medical Director
                                      Sentara Nightingale Air Ambulance 

                                Joseph Lang, MDFellowship Assistant Director
                                   
ABEM board-certified
                                    Medical Director
                                    Portsmouth Police Department’s Tactical Response Unit 

                                Charles Graffeo, MDFellowship Assistant Director
                                     
ABEM EM & UHM board-certified
                                     Founding Medical Specialist
                                     FEMA-VA Task Force 2 

                                Manuel Armada, MD FACEPFellowship Assistant Director
                                     
ABEM board-certified
                                     Medical Specialist and Medical Team Lead
                                     FEMA-VA Task Force 2 

                                Joel Michael, MD FACEPFellowship Assistant Director
                                     
 ABEM EM & EMS board- certified
                                      Medical Director
                                      Waverly, Ivor and Isle of Wight Rescue Squads