Steamboat briefs: Michele Dunklin speaks at trauma day at the Capitol
January 24, 2012
Michele Dunklin, a Steamboat Springs resident who survived life-threatening injuries in a December 2010 car accident west of Hayden, spoke at the annual EMS and Trauma Day at the Capitol in Denver on Jan. 13.
The event serves as an opportunity to inform legislators and the public about the importance of coordination between EMS providers in the field, rural hospitals and regional medical centers to provide the best care available, according to a news release.
As part of this year's event, Dunklin told legislators how the emergency medical and trauma system helped her survive the accident. She was joined by members of the team that worked to care for her, including West Routt Fire Protection District Chief Bryan Rickman, Flight For Life nurse Nate Hinze and trauma surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Johnson from Denver Health Medical Center.
Steamboat grad Hannah Greene makes dean's list
Hannah Greene, a 2008 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, has made the dean's list for the fall 2011 semester at Coastal Carolina University, where she is pursuing a degree in communications broadcast journalism. Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher to make the dean's list.
Madison Struble makes the president's honor roll
Madison Struble, a 2010 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, has made the president's honor roll with a 4.0 GPA for the 2011 fall semester at the University of Wyoming, where she is pursuing a nursing degree. She is the daughter of Julie Jordan and Bob Struble, of Steamboat Springs.
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