Brian Nees

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Department of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services Academy

Lecturer I

Department of Emergency Medicine, EMS Academy


BS-EMS from the University of New Mexico


I got into EMS in New Mexico in 2003 and became a Paramedic in 2007.  I have been working for the UNM EMSA Pararescue program since 2008 and became a Lecturer 1 faculty member in 2015.  When I am not at work you can find me outdoors somewhere usually on a mountain or on a river depending on the time of year.

Teaching Interests

  • Cardiology for EMS
  • Wilderness Medicine
  • EMS in the clinical setting

Research Interests

  • Cardiac treatment in EMS
  • Austere and Mountain medicine
  • The role of affect for the EMS Student

Center/Laboratory/Program Affiliations

  • EMS Academy, PJ Paramedic Program