Ryan Brown, BSc (Hons), MPH, PCP, FRSPH is an instructor in Foundations of Clinical Research. He teaches study team roles & responsibilities, quality control and assurance, project management, study operations, and data management & analysis.Ryan Brown has been a paramedic in Nova Scotia, Canada for the past 11 years and has held various clinical, educational and research leadership positions during his career. He is currently a Clinical Development Paramedic overseeing all continuing medical education, quality assurance and research activities in his region.
Ryan is a researcher with the Dalhousie Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Emergency Medical Services where he teaches evidenced-based practice and critical appraisal. He has been co-author/investigator on numerous peer-reviewed publications and has coordinated large national studies. Ryan completed his Masters of Public Health specializing in epidemiology from the University of Liverpool in 2015. His thesis focused on paramedic roles in primary care delivery, specifically those impacting ambulatory care sensitive conditions. He was subsequently awarded Fellow status with the prestigious Royal Society for Public Health based on his research and dedication to the advancement of paramedics in non-traditional roles. He has presented his work internationally and also provides peer-review for a number of high-impact international journals. Ryan’s further research interests include interprofessional education, simulation, pre-hospital pain control and anti-fibrinolytic agents.
Ryan is a charter member of the Canadian EMS Research Network (CERN) and also sits on the Council of the College of Paramedics of Nova Scotia. When not delivering education or buried in journal articles, Ryan maintains work-life balance chasing around his twin toddlers.