Christine Hamilton, BSN RN, EMT-B began her career in medical service as an EMT at Fallon Ambulance Service (FAS) in 1983. During her tenure at FAS, Christine embarked on a nursing career for which she specialized in pediatric psychiatry. She was appointed to her current role of Director of Risk Management in 1995. Throughout her career, Christine has embarked on the evaluation and deployment of EMS best practices focusing on the core values of rescuer and patient safety.
Of the many career highlights that Christine boasts, she is most proud of her work with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation. The mission of this group is to provide leadership, education, training, consultation, and support services in comprehensive crisis intervention and disaster behavioral health services to the emergency response professions, other organizations, and communities worldwide. Christine’s work with this group has gained her recognition for her outstanding contribution to the field of Critical Incident Stress Management. Practically applied, Christine’s experience and temperament was utilized during the recent Boston Marathon Bombing event. Her quick thinking and quiet calm provided comfort to those who responded and managed the event.