The American Heart Association Pharmaceutical Roundtable
The American Heart Association Pharmaceutical Roundtable (PRT) is a strategic coalition of 10 leading pharmaceutical companies and association volunteers and staff. It allows the association and members of the pharmaceutical industry to identify and pursue common objectives to improve cardiovascular health in the United States through research, patient education, and public and professional programs. Since its inception in 1988, this premier corporate funding group for the National Research Program has committed more than $60 million to cardiovascular and stroke research.
Carolinas Medical Center
The mission of Carolinas HealthCare System is to create and operate a comprehensive system to provide healthcare and related services, including education and research opportunities for the benefit of the people it serves.
Duke Clinical Research Institute
Improving healthcare for all patients is at the heart of everything the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) does. Their mission is to develop and share knowledge that improves the care of patients around the world through innovative clinical research. The DCRI is the oldest and largest academic research organization (ARO).
The Duke Endowment
The Duke Endowment, located in Charlotte, seeks to fulfill the legacy of the late James B. Duke by improving lives and communities in the Carolinas through higher education, health care, rural churches and children's services.
HRSA/MCHB Emergency Medical Services for Children Program
The mission of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) is to provide leadership, in partnership with key stakeholders, to improve the physical and mental health, safety and well-being of the maternal and child health (MCH) population which includes all of the nation’s women, infants, children, adolescents, and their families, Including fathers and children with special health care needs.
Mississippi State Department of Health
The Mississippi State Department of Health directs a wide range of essential health services throughout the state's 82 counties and nine public health districts. From safe drinking water to cancer prevention programs, their mission is to promote and protect the health of all Mississippians.
North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services
Located within the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health Services Regulation, the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services is the EMS regulatory agency for the State of North Carolina. North Carolina's EMS System consists of 436 licensed EMS Agencies functioning under 101 EMS Systems with more than 2,500 Ambulances. More than 37,000 EMS personnel provide care for more than 1,000,000 EMS events annually in North Carolina. The mission of the Office of Emergency Medical Services is to foster emergency medical systems, trauma systems and credentialed EMS personnel to improve in providing responses to emergencies and disasters which will result in higher quality emergency medical care being delivered to the residents and visitors of North Carolina.
SC DHEC, Division of EMS and Trauma
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of EMS and Trauma is the EMS regulatory agency for the state of South Carolina. South Carolina's EMS System consists of over 266 EMS Agencies, 1100 ambulances and over 8290 EMS personnel that provide care for the 1 million EMS events that occur each year in South Carolina.
The University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center
For over 40 years, the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center has been a leading research institute that has helped shape the field of transportation safety. The Center's mission is to improve the safety, security, access and efficiency of all surface transportation modes through a balanced, interdisciplinary program of research, evaluation and information dissemination.
West Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services
Located within the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, the West Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services is the EMS regulatory agency for the State of West Virginia. The goal is to increase the quality of prehospital care for West Virginia’s citizens by providing EMS workforce development assistance programs, provider regulations, quality data collection and analysis and increased operational awareness throughout the State. West Virginia's EMS System currently licenses over 200 EMS Agencies with over 850 permitted vehicles. Over 11,000 EMS personnel provide care for the over 400,000 EMS events which occur each year in West Virginia. The WV OEMS also provides oversight and direction for the Statewide Trauma System, including hospital trauma designation, stroke categorization and the State Trauma Registry. In addition, WV OEMS provides oversight and direction for the statewide Communications System, including broadband and microwave tower systems and medical communication centers.