Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Gaffney wins EMT award.(Reach Out)

Byline: Around Town LIZ OTERO VALLEJOS

John Gaffney, of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center has received the 2000 EMT Paramedic of the Year Award. The award recognizes exemplary professionalism, compassion and dedication to emergency medical service and disaster medicine.

The award was presented to Gaffney by the Statewide Emergency Medical Services Advisory Committee and the state Department of Health Injury Prevention and Emergency Medical Services Bureau.

Gaffney is the director of emergency planning and operations for the UNM Health Sciences Center and serves as the dispatch supervisor of Lifeguard Air Emergency Services at UNM Hospital. …

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