SCAA Staff & Location
Vice President of Programs
Mr. Robert Schriever is a survivor of sudden cardiac and his arrest was recorded on videotape as it occurred while he was referring a high school football game which was being televised in theBoston area. It serves as a dramatic introduction when he teaches CPR and AED deployment in high schools. His officiating career also included from 1994 - 2000 a stint on the NFL/New England Patriots Sideline Officials Crew. His business career was highly entrepreneurial in creating a line of jewelry and a manufacturing base along with a nationwide distribution network for sales. At its peak it was one of the largest costume jewelry suppliers in the nation and Bob was, largely because of his success and leadership, elected as President of the American Jewelry Marketing Association. Bob also received the 2008 Massachusetts Citizen of the Year Award from the Partnership for a Heart-Healthy Stroke-Free Association. He has been an active leader in many non-profit associations:
1975 - 1986 - Board of Directors, North Attleboro Little League
2003-2005—Vice President, Survivor Network of the NationalCenterfor Early Defibrillation at Department of Emergency Medicine, the University of Pittsburgh.
2013 - Present -Massachusetts"Committee on Accreditation for Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP)
Mr. Richard Brown was founder and senior partner of a prestigious Washington DC based telecommunications law firm which represented major corporations and trade associations before the Congress, Administrative Agencies and the Executive Branch as well as in litigation. Pursuing a dual career, he was also an entrepreneur who founded and was president of the Alaskan Cable Network, operating cable TV systems in Alaska; President of Omega Cellular Brokers involved in M&A, financing, construction and sales of Cellular telephone systems; was variously founder, CEO or Director of numerous communications companies in radio, cellular, wireless cable and satellite programming distribution. As president of American Capital Partners, Inc. he was involved in investments for start up and early stage communications and Internet companies. He was responsible for half billion dollars in brokerage, advisory, capital formation services and investments. He has been active in many non profit associations:
2009-Present—Honorary Board Member, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association.
2009- Present—Board Member National Families in Action. Secretary since 2013.
2005-2008-- Chairman, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association. 2003-2005-- President, Survivor Network of the National Center for Early Defibrillation at Department of Emergency Medicine, the University of Pittsburgh.
1998-2003-- Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Rock Creek International School of Washington, D.C
1982-1986—Vice President, General Counsel of SPACE, business trade association for satellite TV industry.
1976-78—President, the Early Childhood Education Board ofColumbia,MD.
Vincent N. Mosesso, Jr., MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and medical director of prehospital care services for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is a co-founder and Medical Director of the National Center for Early Defibrillation, now called Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association.
He serves on the national Basic Life Support subcommittee and as advanced cardiac life support regional faculty for the American Heart Association.
Dr. Mosesso is assistant medical director of the City of Pittsburgh Emergency Medical Services (EMS), director of the prehospital care rotation of the University of Pittsburgh's Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine, and a medical command physician for the Center for Emergency Medicine's EMS/Airmedical/Commercial Airline/World Travel emergency medical consultation and command center.
After graduating from Duquesne University in 1979, he became a paramedic, serving 10 years as a volunteer then working as a full-time medic for four years. He received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1988, completing his residency in emergency medicine there in 1991 followed by a teaching fellowship at the Emergency Medicine Foundation/American College of Emergency Physicians inDallas.
Dr. Mosesso has focused his research in prehospital care, including the role of police and first responders on the use of AEDs for the treatment of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, prehospital administration of the clot-busting drug Retavase by paramedics, and examining multidisciplinary approaches to emergency care. He was the principal investigator (PI) for the Pittsburgh site of the NIH-funded Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) trial and is currently PI for the Pittsburgh site of the Auto-Pulse Prehospital International Resuscitation Trial which is evaluating a mechanical CPR device.
He has co-authored more than 40 referred scientific manuscripts and textbook chapters related to emergency medicine. His published articles have appeared in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Emergency Medical Services, Prehospital Emergency Care, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, and Resuscitation.
Among his professional memberships is the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Physicians where he was named a fellow in 1994. Dr. Mosesso served on the board of the National Association of EMS Physicians and is currently national medical director for the National Association of EMT's Advanced Medical Life Support course.