Dr. Joseph Lauro joined the faculty of American Safety Programs and Training Inc. in the Spring of 2010 as a Medical Director for all programs. He also is a key BLS, ACLS and PALS, EMT-Basic and EMT-Paramedic instructor. He earned his Basic Emergency Medical Technician License in 1999 in New York., and his Paramedic License at Saint Vincent’s Hospital Institute of Emergency Care in New York. Subsequently I joined the New York City Fire Department. At the time I had been stationed in the South Bronx as a paramedic while I applied to Medical school. In January of 2002, shortly after the events of 9/11, I went to medical school at St. Georges University in Grenada. After completing my residence in Emergency Medicine at SUNY Upstate Syracuse in 2009 I moved to Rhode Island to begin my career as an attending physician in Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Lauro is Certifications as a Nationally Registered Paramedic, Basic Life Support Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor and Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and PHTLS Instructor. He has been appointed by the Governor of the State of Rhode Island to the RI Ambulance Advisory Board.