Dr. Bill Robertson

Currently department chair and associate professor of Emergency Healthcare at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, Bill has over 30 years of experience in EMS, critical care transport and clinical education. Bill's professional areas of interest include the scholarship of teaching and learning, cardiac electrophysiology, venous thromboembolism (VTE), and global health. 

Bill travels the world presenting and teaching on clinical and educational topics. Bill has collaborated with EMS agencies and ministries of health on developing educational and credentialing standards in various countries in East and West Africa. Bill has also been commissioned by the Ministry of Education in the United Arab Emirates to review degree programs for accreditation. 

In addition to sitting on multiple college, university, professional and community committees, Bill is also a past board of director for the National Association of EMS Educators and an associate of the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA.  

Bill has been a state licensed and nationally registered paramedic in Ohio, Florida and Utah since the early nineties.  Bill received his paramedic training at Hocking College in Southeast Ohio. He holds a Bachelors in Educational Technology from Bowling Green State University and a Masters in Health Science with an emphasis in Health Professions Education from Florida Gulf Coast University.  Bill received his doctoral training at Nova Southeastern University, from which he holds a Doctorate of Health Science with an emphasis in Global Health. As part of his doctorate, Bill interned for a summer in Ghana, West Africa, and completed his practicum in Sustainability Practices in Global Health Initiatives. Bill is also a training center coordinator for the American Heart Association and has instructed AHA courses in CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced life Support for over 25 years. 

Bill has two grown children and currently lives in beautiful Ogden Valley, Utah. When not in front of a class, you will find Bill camping, hiking, or working in his woodshop.