Keith Monosky


Director of the Central Washington University EMS Paramedicine Program

Dr. Monosky currently holds the position of tenured professor in the department of nutrition, exercise, and health sciences at Central Washington University and program director for the EMS paramedicine program--a two-year concentration of a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Paramedicine. Previously, he was an assistant professor in the department of emergency medicine at The George Washington University, where he served as the director of the emergency services management graduate program and interim Emergency Health Services program director. 

Dr. Monosky also maintains adjunct instructor status with the University of Florida fire and emergency services program. He has held positions as the director of operations for a large, for-profit EMS agency in Pennsylvania; as a research coordinator for a large, multi-center trial at the University of Pittsburgh; as an EMS specialist and trauma outreach liaison for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; and as a Director of EMS for a mid-sized metropolitan EMS system in western Pennsylvania. 

He has authored several journal articles in EMS, including the JEMS’ EMS salary and city survey reports. He recently authored two textbooks on EMS system development: Analysis of EMS Systems and EMS Community Risk Reduction, as well as numerous textbook chapters and instructional videos in EMS. He is currently developing curricula for integrated healthcare delivery into his bachelor degree program and planning a graduate program in advanced clinical practice for the paramedic. 

Dr. Monosky earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Pittsburgh in behavioral neuroscience, his Master of Public Management degree at Carnegie-Mellon University in the Management of Health Systems and his Doctorate in Philosophy in Health Policy at The George Washington University Trachenburg School of Public Policy and Public Administration. He lives in central Washington, where he enjoys backcountry hiking and camping with his wife and two dogs. 

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