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Benjamin Ayd, BA, NRP, FP-C

Benn is an alum of Colgate University where he studied astronomy and biology and first began working in EMS.  He has worked as a paramedic in New York and Maryland in the 911 and critical care transport/retrieval settings, as well as in hospital-based positions.  He currently splits his time working as a trauma/EMS research coordinator for University of Maryland School of Medicine at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and as a paramedic in Harford County, MD.


Pratik Das, BS, NRP

Pratik is an alum of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Emergency Health Services Paramedic Program. He began working in emergency services when he was 16 as a volunteer Firefighter/EMT in Howard County, Maryland. He is finishing his Masters in Epidemiology and Preventative medicine and also currently works as a clinical researcher for University of Maryland School of Medicine at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.