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Clinical Leadership Team

Patrick J. Twomey, NRP

Patrick J. Twomey, NRP, Senior Vice President for Clinical Services

Senior Vice President for Clinical Services
Direct: 781-404-1096
Cell: 603-714-8307

Patrick began his career in the ambulance industry in 1983 working as an EMT for LifeLine Ambulance Service. In 1986 he completed the Paramedic program at Northeastern University and worked as a Paramedic. In 1987 Patrick was hired as the EMS Director for Portsmouth Regional Hospital, where he oversaw the local EMS agencies in the hospitals service area.

In 1993 Patrick joined the team of Boston Medflight and served as a Flight Paramedic on the helicopter division. Then in 1995, Patrick went to Armstrong Ambulance and served as their Field Paramedic and ALS Director.

Patrick ventured on his own and founded Mountain Valley EMS as well as Access EMS in New Hampshire and operated throughout New Hampshire. In 2010 Patrick joined the LifeLine team and currently serves as LifeLine’s Senior Vice President for Clinical Services. He overseers the team of Clinical Leaders, Field Training Officers, and other persons who help teach, review and train our field staff consisting of over 300 EMT’s and Paramedics.

Patrick also oversees LifeLine’s training entity; “The Institute of Emergency Medical Services and Allied Health Professions”, a Massachusetts Department of Public health certified Training Agency.

Patrick is currently completing his Bachelor’s Degree at Salem State University. He had also attended the University of Maryland – Baltimore Critical Care Paramedic Program. Patrick has frequently lectured for the American Ambulance Association and various EMS entities and trade organizations throughout the United States.

Nursing Education

Janet M. Spellman

Janet Spellman, Director for Outreach & Nursing Education

Director for Outreach & Nursing Education
Cell: 617-549-4673

Janet began her career as an Emergency Department Nurse at Academic Boston Teaching Hospital after obtaining her Associate Degree in Nursing from Massachusetts Bay Community College. While continuing to work as an ER Nurse she became the Assistant Director of Northeastern University’s Institute for Emergency Medical Services where she spent eighteen years instructing Paramedic candidates, where she also participated in national and international teaching programs for Physicians and Paramedics sponsored through Project Hope and the University. While at NU she became a Nurse/Paramedic and obtained her Bachelor of Nursing Degree from Salem State University and her Master’s Degree in Science and Management from Lesley University. Her career advanced where she became the Regional Trauma Clinical Nurse Specialist at Boston’s Children’s Hospital Boston where she was the Director of Emergency Preparedness. Janet’s diversified career provided her opportunities to serve on various committees’ throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and she was the President of the Metropolitan Boson EMS Board of Directors. She was awarded the Nurse of the Year Award by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Recognized as an expert Clinician, Clinical Educator, and Mentor, Janet demonstrated ability to effectively manage, lead and collaborate in acute Emergency and Prehospital Care, Ambulatory tertiary care settings, Academia and at all levels of Emergency Medical Services Systems. Janet joined LifeLine Ambulance Service in 2009 and has since been appointed as the Director of Nursing Outreach and Education and LifeLine’s affiliated agencies and Nursing continuing Education Programs.

Mark O'Brien, NRP


Jeff Killiam, NRP



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