Director of Students
Lincoln Memorial University-Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Rick Slaven, Director of Students at the DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate TN, holds a masters degree in training and development. His teaching responsibilities at the medical school include cardiology and fundamentals of modern healthcare. He is a three time winner of the Bob Jackson Service Award which is the highest award bestowed upon a faculty member.
A licensed critical care paramedic, Slaven is a well-known EMS educator and speaker. He has received numerous accolades and awards during his 20+ years of training paramedics throughout the southeast. He also serves as an expert witness for EMS providers facing litigation.
Slaven is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, the Gold Humanism Honor Society, and the National Association of EMS Educators. He is a certified Title IX investigator.