Amy McPherson, MPH
|Sr. Program Coordinator
Location: Drachman Hall, A219Z
Amy is a Senior Program Coordinator at the Center for Rural Health and is working on the SAMHSA First Responders Initiative to train first responders on the administration of Naloxone. She completed her Master’s degree in Public Health Policy and Management at the University of Arizona in 2016.
Before starting with the Center for Rural Health, she worked as a regional manager at a non-profit burn foundation providing services to burn survivors and managing burn prevention education programs in Central California. For her master’s project, Amy worked with rural fire departments in Southern Arizona to develop a training plan for community paramedicine programs. Amy started her career working with first responders as a 9-1-1 fire and EMS dispatcher in California.