Michael Krueger

Mike has been a ski patroller in Lake Tahoe for the past 12 years. He is a former member of two Nordic Search and Rescue teams and currently is an Instructor Assistant for the Sierra College EMT class, teaches Outdoor Emergency Care to ski patrollers, and is an AHA CPR instructor. His love of the… Read more »

Erin Jamroz

Erin Jamroz, who often goes by Jamroz, is an EMT-B working on Zion National Park’s search and rescue team and a technical guide in the Zion area. He has been teaching and guiding outdoor activities since 2011. Since then, he has worked with advanced recreationalists, never-evers, families, and military groups. Wilderness medicine brings together an… Read more »

Ian Ellis

Ian has called southwest Colorado home for the past ten years focusing on skiing and climbing objectives around the San Juan range. Pre hospital patient care in the mountainous environment is Ian’s passion and he has worked extensively with Telluride ski patrol and Silverton Ambulance. Ian is currently the search and rescue training coordinator and… Read more »

Owens S.

Owens is a professional guide and outdoor educator. She currently works for the Northwest Outward Bound School instructing sea kayaking, rock climbing, mountaineering, and alpine backpacking courses. She has guided in places as far away as Chilean Patagonia and Acadia National Park, Maine. She has a B.A. in Psychology and Neuroscience, has a passion for… Read more »

Tim Shaw

Tim Shaw lives in Whitefish, Montana with his wife and two kids.  Tim works as an educator, a ski patroller, and a climbing guide.  Tim has focused his professional career on outdoor and experiential education and holds a Masters Degree from Minnesota State University in Experiential Education.  Tim has worked as an educator and a… Read more »

John Jacobs

John Jacobs is a Senior Faculty Instructor with WMA, with over 1,000 instructional days and 250+ courses under his belt. John has an equally extensive history in the outdoor education industry, with 20+ years working as an Instructor and Program Director for Outward Bound, and currently operating Adventure Risk Management, which concentrates in outdoor risk management consultation and specialized training; and Wilderness Outings, providing outdoor skills courses throughout Southern California. John's outdoor experience ranges from long distance hiking of the Pacific Crest Trail to many disciplines of climbing, from big mountains in Alaska, to big walls in Yosemite.

Ben Dowdy

Born and bred in Kentucky, Ben became an EMT in 2003, a paramedic in 2007, and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in 2009 with a B.S. in Emergency Medical Care. He set to work as a paramedic in urban, suburban, and rural EMS systems while also volunteering as a SAR technician and team medic in… Read more »

Zhu Hong

Zhu Hong graduated from Clinical Medicine Dept. of Capital Medical University in 1992. She started her medical career in Shenzhen Emergency Centre from 1994 and has experienced quite a lot soul-stirring disasters and emergency scenes, for instance, Shenzhen WUWANG club fire, OTC east Space Journey accident and 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake rescue etc. During the past 20 years, she has being an Emergency Physician, on spot Emergency Commander and principal of Emergency Training. Zhu Hong started to think how to take a prompt action, conduct accurate assessment and treatment due to experienced multiple times of collapses, fire and disaster relief. She likes some ordinary outdoor activities, such as camping, pedestrianism traversing, hiking, cycling etc. which become attached to WMAI.

Yunjy Chiang

Yunjy has a degree in Medical Laboratory and Biotechnology. She is an EMT-2 and a volunteer EMT in the Fire Department. She had worked for the department of Risk Management at Outward Bound Taiwan, and Emergency Medical Service at a hospital. Currently, she is a secretary at Chinese Taipei Alpine Association. Her passions include outdoor activities and EMS, therefore, she is doing her effort to promote Wilderness Medicine and Mountain Medicine as well as accumulating knowledge and sharing with people. 

Zhao Wei

Zhao Wei was graduated from Department of Clinical Medicine of WUHAN Technology University, who is on-job postgraduate of Guangzhou Zhongshan Medical University. He is the director of training department in Shenzhen Emergency Center, Emergency Medicine director, International directive instructor of AHA, ITLS instructor and WMAI Assistant Instructor.