Russell Myers, D.Min., BCC, is a Lutheran pastor and board certified chaplain by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC). He served as chaplain at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minn., for 22 years and began his work as chaplain for Allina Health EMS in 2007, where he provides staff support to paramedics, EMTs and dispatchers. Russ has a professional interest in examining the associations between experience, support and positive coping style with the resilience and skill of EMS personnel in managing the stress and trauma they experience in the course of their work. In 2014 he received the Outstanding Local Leadership Award from APC.
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