UC Medical Center caregivers honored before the Week 18 game for Hamlin’s on-field care

At the Cincinnati Bengals home game Sunday afternoon, medical workers from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, who were part of the field response in support of Damar Hamlin last Monday night, were recognized in an on-field ceremony before chanting of the national anthem. “On behalf of our many multidisciplinary medical care teams, we are deeply honored to be recognized and, most importantly, we are delighted that Damar is making continued progress in his recovery,” said Rob Wiehe, the executive vice president and COO of UC Health. and the administrative director of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. The University of Cincinnati Medical Center is a key part of the NFL’s emergency action plan at NFL home games in Cincinnati, representing the 30-person field medical team at all games. The University of Cincinnati Medical Center is the only hospital in Cincinnati that can provide this unique field care because it is the only verified adult Level I trauma center in the Greater Cincinnati region. Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin continues to make what doctors called “remarkable” progress after he suffered a cardiac arrest during Monday night’s primetime NFL game at Paycor Stadium. quick response that saved Hamlin’s life. The hospital provided the names and photos of the personnel who rescued Hamlin and kept him alive in the field. Note: UC Health was unable to provide photos of field paramedics, but their names are included below. Field Medics•B. Woods Curry, MD•Jason McMullan, MD•Robbie Paulsen, MD•Bret Betz, MD•John Bush, Respiratory Therapist•Rob Hursong, Paramedic Transport•David Stigler, Paramedic Transport•Mike Bilkasley, Paramedic Transport•Brandon Terrell, Paramedic Transport• Brian Reid, paramedic transport

At the Cincinnati Bengals home game Sunday afternoon, medical workers from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, who were part of the field response in support of Damar Hamlin last Monday night, were recognized in an on-field ceremony before chanting of the national anthem.

“On behalf of our many multidisciplinary medical care teams, we are deeply honored to be recognized and, most importantly, we are delighted that Damar is making continued progress in his recovery,” said Rob Wiehe, executive vice president and COO of UC Health and administrative director of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The University of Cincinnati Medical Center is a key part of the NFL’s emergency action plan at NFL home games in Cincinnati, representing the 30-person field medical team at all games.

The University of Cincinnati Medical Center is the only hospital in Cincinnati that can provide this unique field care because it is the only verified adult Level I trauma center in the Greater Cincinnati region.

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin continues to make what doctors called “remarkable” progress after he suffered a cardiac arrest during Monday night’s primetime NFL game at Paycor Stadium.

On-field medics and training staff were praised by players, coaches and fans for their quick response which saved Hamlin’s life.

The hospital provided the names and photos of the personnel who rescued Hamlin and kept him alive in the field.

Note: UC Health was unable to provide photos of the paramedics in the field, but their names are included below.

Field doctors
•B. Woods Curry, MD
•Jason McMullan, MD
•Robbie Paulsen, MD
•Bret Betz, MD
•John Bush, respiratory therapist

Field paramedics
•Rob Hursong, paramedic transport
•David Stigler, paramedic transport
•Mike Bilkasley, paramedic transport
•Brandon Terrell, paramedic transport
•Brian Reid, paramedic transport

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