Robert D. Londeree, MD
Dr. Londeree is a member of the SEA Board of Directors. Additionally, he is the Scottsdale Healthcare Emergency Department representative for the SHC Osborn campus Primary Stroke Center Executive Team.
Dr. Londeree has been dedicated to support of EMS since 1986, where in he was base station medical director at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea campus for four years and has coordinated a number of EMS research activities involving Scottsdale paramedics. One of these studies was published and presented at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Conference.
Dr. Londeree is a a member of the AEMS Board of Governors. AEMS is the EMS Coordinating council for the Central Region of Arizona. AEMS contracts with the State of Arizona to provide a number of services for the central region. AEMS is a 501-c Non profit organization that provides integration, communication and coordination between hospitals, EMS Agencies, Fire Departments and transport agencies. The organization develops guidelines for categorization, triage, EMS standing orders and diversion and provides education for members on an ongoing basis through our Functional Group Meetings every other month basis and at the yearly conference for EMS professionals. AEMS provides outreach for our rural EMS personnel and provide scholarships for them the yearly conference and at EMS other conferences, nationwide. Dr. Londeree has served on various AEMS committees for the last 25 years, has been chair of the Board of Governors for the last seven years and has served as chair of the categorization committee for the last 12 years.
Dr. Londeree has been involved in the development and coordination of Primary Stroke Centers since ASA/AHA Operation Stroke which began in 1998. As a member of the Executive and EMS committees of Operation Stroke Dr. Londeree’s work aided in the designation and categorization the first six Primary Stroke Centers in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Operation Stroke has now evolved to the Phoenix Primary Stroke Consortium and Dr. Londeree continues to serve on their Executive Committee as an EMS representative. This organization now oversees and reviews quality data for the 19 Primary Stroke Centers in the Valley. Dr. Londeree is also works on a team to developing the Arizona Stroke Consortium, which came into existence after a State bill for stroke was passed two years ago. This organization is charged with the development of a statewide system of stroke care.