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

  

 

Don Byars, MD RDMS FACEPFellowship Director

         ABEM board-certified
        Medical Director, City of Norfolk 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 

 

 

 Charles Graffeo, MDFellowship Assistant Director

              ABEM EM & UHM board-certified
              Founding Medical Specialist
              FEMA-VA Task Force 2 

  

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,
                                    TEM Physician and Tactical Medic, Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT); Portsmouth Police Department, Portsmouth, VA 

                       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

  Ashley Fox, DOFellowship Assistant Director
         
ABEM board-certified & EMS board-certified