Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare Paramedic Program
The Faxton St. Lukeís Healthcare Paramedic Program has enjoyed a
long standing relationship with Herkimer College and currently
offers an AAS as well as a certificate program for EMT-Paramedic.
Paddock has been a co-instructor of Faxton St. Lukeís
Healthcare Paramedic Program for the last ten years. Bob is a 2001
graduate of the Paramedic Program and taught numerous Basic and Critical
Care classes before joining the program as an instructor. Bob has been
in the fire service and EMS for over 33 years, currently serving as a
Deputy Fire Chief/Paramedic in the Village of Ilion. He is a 1984
graduate of HCCC and earned his Bachelorís Degree from SUNY IT in 1986.
Bob also completed his Masterís Degree in Postsecondary and Adult
Education from Capella University.
Paddock has been a co-instructor of Faxton St. Lukeís Healthcare
Paramedic Program for the past ten years. He has been involved in EMS
education for more than 20 years instructing every level from Certified
First Responder through Critical Care Technician. He is a 1994 graduate
of Faxton St. Lukeís Paramedic Program and has been actively practicing
EMS for the past 26 years. Dave is a graduate of Utica College with a BA
in history and he completed his Masterís Degree in Postsecondary and
Adult Education from Capella University. Dave is a lifelong resident of
the Mohawk Valley and currently serves as a Deputy Fire Chief/Paramedic
the Village of Ilion Fire Department.
Joe Taylor has been an EMS instructor since 1970 teaching CFR, Basic, Intermediate, Critical Care and Paramedic courses. Joe graduated from Mt. St. Maryís College in 1963 with a Bachelorís Degree in Education. His graduate work at SUNY-Oswego and Syracuse University earned him permanent certification in history and in Secondary Administration and Supervision. He taught at Proctor High School in Utica for 18 years. Joe started AmCare Ambulance Service in Rome, NY in 1981 and still works as a street Paramedic. Joe is a Regional Faculty member for the NYSDOH and has written a number of EMS articles, pamphlets, and training aids for EMS education. He is currently the Dean of Faculty for Faxton-St. Lukeís EMS Education.