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Meet the Lindenwood University Paramedicine faculty and staff!

The Lindenwood University Paramedicine faculty and staff are nationally recognized experts in the field of paramedic education who are licensed and average 20 plus years as clinicians and educators.

The Paramedicine faculty and staff at Lindenwood University are accessible educators who take the time to get to know you and help you succeed.

Lindenwood Paramedicine Faculty and Staff

Nicholas Miller MS, NRP Assistant Professor and Program Director

(636) 949-4156

Nick is a nationally recognized expert in paramedic education, military medic transition programs and paramedic simulation training.  He is a national conference speaker, columnist, published simulation author and recipient of the JEMS Physio Control EMS 10 international award for innovation.  Nick has traveled the country training elite military groups including the US Air Force SERE IDMT Paramedics, the US Navy SEALS Special Operations Tactical Paramedics (SOT-P) and US Air Force Pararescuemen (PJ).  He has provided subject-matter expertise to numerous governmental agencies and paramedic education programs.

Darrell DeMartino MSN, APRN, NRP, Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator

Darrell DeMartino is a nationally certified paramedic (NRP) with over 25 years in emergency medical services working in urban and suburban areas in New York, Texas, and Michigan.   He has over 20 years of teaching experience in the university and community college settings.  Additionally, he is a registered nurse with emergency department experience, and currently practices as a critical care nurse practitioner.  He presents nationally on topics related to EMS education, measurement and testing.  He has written items for national licensing examinations, is a continuing education reviewer for CAPCE, journal reviewer, and has served in leadership roles in several national organizations.  Besides his expertise in educational evaluation, Darrell has significant experience in curriculum development and instructional design; having developed one of the first military medic to paramedic bridge programs in the United States.
(636) 627-6724

Janet Schulte BS, NRP, Training Center Coordinator

(636) 627-6684

Janet is a published author and recognized expert in EMS education. She has over 40 years of teaching experience in the community college and EMS Academy settings. She has provided subject matter expertise and item writing to various EMS publishers and national organizations.

Janet has volunteered her time to the American Heart Association since 1976 by serving on various committees and leadership roles as ACLS, BLS, and PALS Training Center Coordinator/Faculty, Regional Faculty, and National/International Training Faculty.

Janet coordinates the paramedicine skill/scenario labs, American Heart Association classes, and other programs for the University and the community.

Charles Dodson DO, FACEP Medical Director

Dr. Charles DodsonDr. Dodson is an accomplished military physician and board certified emergency physician. He enlisted in the Army in 1987 and served for three years as a Combat Engineer before transitioning to Officer Candidate School and medical school at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Dodson completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. As a military physician, he has served all over the globe including service in Korea, Kosovo and two tours of duty in Iraq.  During his career he has cared for over 6000 combat related injured soldiers and patients. 

Dr. Dodson also served as the Director of Education for the Special Forces Medic Program. He currently serves in the US Army Reserve where he is assigned to the 100th Training Division as the Medical Director.  As Medical Director, he is responsible for the instruction of EMT recertification and the Advanced Leadership Course Phase II and III for US Army Combat Medics.

Dr. Dodson also has extensive experience as a civilian emergency physician working for various emergency departments during his career and serving as an Assistant Professor at Saint Louis University Emergency Medicine Program.

Brian Weisenberg MD, FACEP Medical Director

Dr. Brian WeisenbergDr. Brian Weisenberg is a board-certified emergency physician.  He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry at the University of Chicago.  He completed a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering and his M.D. at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.

Dr. Weisenberg completed his residency training at Washington University in St. Louis/Barnes Jewish Hospital in 2009. Since then, he has practiced emergency medicine in the St. Louis area.  He has worked at St. Anthony’s Medical Center, and currently work full time at SSM Health St. Joseph Health Center in St. Charles.  He has held instructor certifications in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) and pediatric advanced life support (PALS).

Scott Mullins MS, NRP Adjunct Instructor


Scott Mullins has an MS in Executive Fire Service Leadership from Grand Canyon University, Executive Fire Officer from the National Fire Academy, A BS in Fire and Safety Engineering Technology from the University of Cincinnati, An AS in Fire Science from the Community College of the Air Force.  Scott retired as the Deputy Chief and Fire Marshal for the Eureka Fire Protection District after 25 years in January of 2015. 

Scott started his service career at the Gerald Volunteer Fire Department (now the Gerald Rosebud Fire Protection District) and then served in the United States Air Force as a Firefighter at Eielson Air Force Base Alaska and Blytheville Air Force Base Arkansas.  He then started his EMS career as a State of Missouri licensed Advanced First Aid Ambulance Attendant at Gerald Area Ambulance District.  Scott has instructed EMT and Paramedic classes for St. Louis Community College, St. Charles County Ambulance District, East Central College, and Respond Right EMS academy.

Tim Rainey, Adjunct Instructor

Tim RaineyTim Rainey has a Master of Art degree in Leadership from Lindenwood University, a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Fire Service Management from Southern Illinois University- Carbondale, and an Associates of Sciences degree in Paramedic from Southwestern Illinois College.

Tim Rainey began his career in EMS in 1987 in the United States Air Force as a Fire Protection Specialist/EMT.  After separating from the Air Force in 1994 he obtained his Paramedic license and Associates of Sciences Degree in Paramedic from Southwestern Illinois College, formally Belleville Area College, working primarily in East St. Louis Illinois.   In 1998 Tim began work for the Collinsville Illinois Fire Department ascending to his current rank of Shift Commander and EMS Manager.   Tim is also a board-certified Flight Paramedic and board certified in Neonatal-Pediatric transport.  Tim has worked for several air medical services including his current position as a Neonatal-Pediatric Flight Paramedic for a St. Louis area pediatric hospital.

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