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 primary BLS, ACLS and PALS, EMT-Basic and EMT-Paramedic instructor. He earned his Basic Emergency Medical Technician License in 1999 and his Paramedic License at Saint Vincent’s Hospital Institute of Emergency Care in New York. He joined the New York City Fire Department and while stationed in the South Bronx as a paramedic, applied to Medical school. In January of 2002, shortly after the events of 9/11, he went to medical school at St. Georges University in Grenada. After completing his residence in Emergency Medicine at SUNY Upstate Syracuse in 2009 he moved to Rhode Island to begin his career as an attending physician in Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Lauro is Certified 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.