ATSPA in the News

American Trauma Society stresses importance of emergency planning


September is National Preparedness Month, which makes it the perfect time to get your family emergency plan together.

On Monday’s Good Day PA, Krista Brands from the American Trauma Society joined us to share advice on emergency planning, including what should be inside an emergency kit.

ATSPA On Good Day PA!


As more drivers start to take the roads, it’s important to be on the lookout for bicyclists.

On a recent Good Day PA, Allyson Fulton from the American Trauma Society was with us to share bike safety tips.

ATSPA On Good Day PA!

ATSPA Assistant Director, Allyson, was a guest on Good Day PA! on Monday, April 23rd to promote National Playground Safety Week.

Click this link to hear her safety tips.

ATSPA On Good Day PA!

ATSPA CEO, Krista, and Communications Coordinator, Danielle, were guests on Good Day PA! on Thursday, April 5th to promote bicycle safety.

Click this link to hear bicycle safety tips.

ATSPA 2018 Award Recipients


The ATSPA is pleased to announce the following individuals as the 2018 ATSPA award recipients:

Trauma Prevention Recognition Award: Mindy Stohon, BS, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center

Trauma Prevention Recognition Award: Allegheny Health Network "Stop the Bleed" Trainers, Allegheny Health Network and Forbes Hospital

Barbara Esposito Excellence in Trauma Nursing Award: Deana Paugh, RN, BSN, CCRN, PHRN, TNCC, Jefferson Torresdale Hospital

Dr. John M. Templeton, Jr. Physician Award for the Commitment to Excellence in Trauma Care: Brian L. Frank, MD, Geisinger Community Medical Center

First Responder Call to Action Award: Howard Schwartz, NRP, Suburban EMS

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