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William P. Bozeman, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM

Professor,
Director of Prehospital Research
Wake Forest School of Medicine,
Department of Emergency Medicine

Biography

Dr. William Bozeman is a national advocate of law enforcement use of less lethal weapons and self aid / buddy aid training in order to reduce or eliminate injuries and deaths whenever possible among police officers, suspects, and the public. He has conducted national studies on the use of TASER® conducted electrical weapons, including the first large independent study of injuries from their use, with funding from the National Institute of Justice. Bozeman’s clinical and research interests include trauma resuscitation, cardiac arrest resuscitation, emergency medical services, and tactical medicine.

He is a member of the National Tactical Officers Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police Physicians Section. He serves as a tactical physician for several law enforcement agencies and as an instructor and consultant for numerous law enforcement training courses. In addition, he has served as an EMS medical director, on federal Disaster Medical Assistance Teams, and as a NASA Space Shuttle support physician.

He is one of a few Emergency Medicine doctors nationwide who is specially trained in Trauma and Critical Care. Bozeman earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, completed his residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, and his fellowship training at the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. He has been a faculty member at the University of Florida and Wake Forest University.