Steve Allred has been with the Utah Valley University (UVU) Paramedic Program since the beginning in 1999 and has enjoyed every minute of the interaction with students and staff alike. He began as adjunct teaching various materials, then became the clinical coordinator after accepting a full-time position in 2009. His background in Fire/EMS began with Orem City as a reserve, then full time in 1988 until his retirement in 2009. He continues to work with Lone Peak Fire District as a Paramedic to stay in the game he loves so much. He also works at Utah Valley Hospital as a Paramedic where he has been employed since 1986. He has also taught at Salt Lake Community College and Peace Officer Standards and Training, both in EMS-related coursework.
Additionally, he is a contract educator for Vida Care (EX IO cadaver lab and has taught across the states. He was also a Peace Officer for both Orem City and Utah Parks and Recreation. He recently (2014) became the director of the Paramedic Program at UVU, and he is fortunate to work with instructors who are recognized as being some of the most progressive and talented individuals in Utah EMS. He has an M.Ed. from Utah State University, a B.S. from UVU in Emergency Services, an A.A.S. in Emergency Care and Rescue from Weber State, and an A.S.S. and A.S. from UVU in related fields of discipline. He has six children and three grandchildren to date and an awesome wife who shares his passion for EMS as a Family Practice F-NP.
The human body is capable of mind-blowing feats, yet strength, power, and speed come at a cost. Commitment and proper nourishment is the method by which we improve, develop and become far greater than the day we first started to train our bodies. Likewise, we began our careers in EMS and Healthcare. Let’s explore ways […]