David Boyd Interview
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David Boyd attended Central Washington University as an undergraduate student. In his professional life, he is best known for applying triage principles to emergency medical care. From 1970 to 1974, he served as EMS Director for the state of Illinois. In this capacity, he developed communication systems, assessment tools, and staffing to improve trauma care throughout the state. From 1974 to 1981, he served as Chief of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division. In this role he worked to create "wall-to-wall" EMS systems throughout the country.
Boyd, David, "David Boyd Interview" (2014). CWU Retirement Association Interviews. 138.
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