Dr. Bill Young
Bill Young, associate professor for the Eastern Kentucky University Department of Paramedicine, has worked in emergency medical services since 1978. He began his career running calls for a small fire department near Williamsburg, Kentucky long before the term “first responder” existed. Young has worked as a street medic, training officer, supervisor, state regulator and educator. He attended Cumberland College (now University of the Cumberlands) and earned a master’s degree in leadership from Regis University. He earned his doctorate degree in educational leadership.