Amanda J. Page is a previous 68W, Combat Medic in the United Stated Army. She served with the 62d Medical Brigade, JB Lewis McChord, WA; 3d Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, TX and 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Drum NY. She is currently working with Irving Burton Associates supporting the Medical Simulation and Information Sciences Research Program (MSISRP), Joint Program Committee – 1 (JPC-1) as the Senior Program Manager of the Medical Simulation portfolio. She collaborates with government agencies, academia, industry and the end user community to identify gaps and requirements within training and develops medical simulation tools to properly train warfighters for battle. Her expertise in first hand combat medicine from 3 combat tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan makes her a subject matter expert in her field. Her level of first-hand knowledge of battlefield medicine lends her the ability to connect with the end user community and develop needed, practical training simulation technologies. She is a graduate of Devry University with a degree in Technical Management. She is currently working towards her Masters of Science in Program Management from Penn State University.
In order to effectively train Soldiers to feel comfortable providing medical care to females, and to react without hesitation in life-threatening situations, trainees should be given the opportunity to train with realistic female anatomical models and be exposed to female… Read More