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Jim Albright, “The Opioid Crisis in America and how it’s impacting Guilford County” (August 21)
August 21, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Jim Albright, Director Guilford County Emergency Services
The Opioid Crisis in America and how it’s impacting Guilford County
Jim Albright is the current director of Guilford County Emergency Services. Emergency Services provides numerous community functions including EMS, Emergency Management, Fire Marshal’s Office, and coordination of the County Fire system.
Mr. Albright is a Greensboro native and graduate of Grimsley High School. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and a graduate degree from UNC-Greensboro. He has been employed by Guilford County since 1989 and has served in a number of capacities, including Paramedic, EMS Captain, Assistant Shift Commander, Training Officer, Administrative Officer, and Deputy Director. Prior to working for Guilford County, he was employed by Orange County EMS, and was a volunteer with South Orange Rescue Squad and Carrboro Fire Department.
He has also served as the Chair of the North Carolina Association of EMS Administrators, vice chair of the Guilford County Schools Student Health Advisory Committee, as well as being one of two non-physicians on the NC Chapter of the National Association of EMS Physicians and currently serves on the NC Office of EMS State EMS Advisory Council.