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Our Experts

View our Tutors/Mentors below, and check out their bios to see what they're expertise is. If you are looking for a one-on-one session for some extra help in a certain subject or would like some guidance email us (support@120Compressions.com).

120Compressions only brings on the most knowledgeable and passionate educators to benefit you! Send us an email to get your educator's hourly rate.

Team

OUR TEAM

Board Members

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MR. CANTOR IS THE FOUNDER OF 120COMPRESIONS.

Mr. Cantor is the Founder of 120Compressions. He is an active Paramedic, and instructor and has been working in the field for 15+ years. He holds his Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Master's Degree in Emergency Services Management. He is a proud member of the NAEMT, and is recognized by two national honor societies for academia and career performance. He is an expert in prehospital medicine, has experience in operations and disaster medicine, and has a passion to teach and share his knowledge and experiences. He is also a medical device inventor which he holds patents for and even a Master Diver. His goal is to build a worldwide network of healthcare educators to make learning easier, more efficient, and accessible for learners. He is eager to help you and would enjoy helping anyone looking for extra help or AHA certifications, ECG help, or other paramedicine studies.

Eric Cantor: EMTP, MS
Founder/Owner

Brent Arnold, MD
MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Arnold is a board-certified traveling Emergency Physician with over 12 years experience in the medical field. Throughout his career, Dr. Arnold has demonstrated a commitment to excellence in patient care and medical education. He has served as a mentor and teacher to many aspiring medical professionals and has been recognized for his contributions to the field of medicine. In addition to his work, Dr. Arnold frequently travels in his personal life to remote locations and has a passion for travel, tactical and wilderness medicine. Dr. Arnold's experiences have given him a unique perspective on medical emergencies and the importance of preparedness in high-stress situations, especially in remote and wilderness environments. As the new Medical Director, he is dedicated to ensuring that all healthcare professionals have access to the latest medical knowledge, techniques, and is committed to providing education that is both engaging, effective, and relevant.

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William Tollefsen, MD
ASSISTANT MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Tollefsen is dual-boarded in Emergency Medicine and EMS Medicine and is the Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care for a Boston Massachusetts area trauma center where he works clinically as an Emergency Physician, in addition to his roles as a Massachusetts regional Medical Director serving 61 cities and towns of the Boston Metro Area and the service EMS Medical Director for eight municipal, three private and one health system based ambulance service with an MIH service line. Dr. Tollefsen interacts and provides direct oversight for over 400 Paramedics.Dr. Tollefsen graduated from New York Medical College and completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at Harvard University, Brigham and Women's, and Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed a fellowship in Emergency Medical Services and Critical Care Transport at the University of Massachusetts, where he worked as an Emergency Physician and Flight Physician for UMASS LifeFlight...

Claudia Nichols, NP
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Ms. Nichols is a Board-Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner currently working in Intensive Care. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and in Criminal Justice as well as a Master of Science in Nursing. Her previous experience includes working as a RN in Trauma, both ER and ICU. Prior to becoming an NP, she worked as a traveling RN for over 5 years which provided her the opportunity to work in a multitude of locations and hospital settings from large teaching hospitals to small critical access facilities. She has a passion for teaching and has been a preceptor throughout the years for

nurses, EMTs, and paramedic students.

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Verónica Aquilino, MD
ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Dr. Aquilino, graduated in General Medicine by the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy Gr. T. Popa, Iasi, in 2017, and is enrolled in the Portuguese Doctors Order, South Regional Section. She is the Secretary General of the European Council of Disaster Medicine (ECDM). Dr. Aquilino currently works as a general practitioner in the Center of Vaccination against COVID-19, in the emergency unit, under ARS Algarve, with a previous experience in general medicine consultations in several healthcare centers and emergency departments. She has a passion for disaster medicine. She is the Founder/CEO of the Curso Intensivo de Actuação em Emergência e Catástrofe (CIAEC) or Emergency and Disaster Intensive Course in Portugal, a project comprising several topics in trauma techniques and disaster medicine. Dr. Aquilino created disaster medicine workshops at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Gr. T. Popa, Iasi, and is an affiliated member of the European Council of Disaster Medicine, Brussels. She is an advocate in humanitarian...

Carl Dowling, BSC
Clinical Performance Director

Mr. Dowling is currently an active paramedic. Not only that but he also works as an educator in the United Kingdom delivering resuscitation training to healthcare staff for the NHS Trust. He has a background of 12 years in the Ambulance Sector, working on the frontline, event medicine, rapid response, emergency medical dispatch and training. He has achieved his bachelor’s degree in Paramedic Science and old various other certifications. He also volunteers in his spare time to help progress current research articles by peer reviewing upcoming manuscripts for international journals and he has published papers on Covid-19, Vaccines and

Health Education.

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INSTRUCTORS

OUR OTHER INSTRUCTORS

OUR EDUCATORS INCLUDE PARAMEDICS, RNS, PHYSICIANS, SURGEONS, VETERINARIANS, AND MUCH MORE!

Jaelyn McGuire, RVT

Jaelyn McGuire, RVT

Vet Medicine

Ms. McGuire, a San Diego native, has always expressed a desire to work with animals. In 2014 she began her path to turn her passion for animals into a career. Jaelyn received her license as a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2017 and quickly became a sought-after dentistry technician. Her dedication to her job landed her with a specialty surgeon who works in many different San Diego hospitals. Currently she teaches dentistry and anesthetic monitoring throughout several hospitals and continues to do relief work.

Saranya Maydevi, MD

Saranya Maydevi, MD

Naturopathic Medicine

Dr. Mayadevi is a licensed Naturopathic Practitioner with experience ensuring high standard of care to patients with diverse needs. She is Skilled in the delivery of medical advice with a focus of wellness and mind body medicine. Her specialties include diagnosis and management of metabolic, autoimmune, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and degenerative diseases. Dr. Mayadevi’s has vast experience in nutrition, women’s health, electro acupuncture, clinical research and scientific writing.
Dr Saranya always believe in treating the root cause of disease combining traditional wisdom with current scientific knowledge. Her mission is to provide compassionate commuted and highly effective natural health care.

Bruno Nogueira, MD

Bruno Nogueira, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Bruno is an Adjunct Professor of Emergencies at the Memorial University School of Medicine – in Canada. He also teaches Fundamentals of Neurosciences at the University of Ontario and is the Coordinator of the Center for Telemedicine at the largest university in the northern of Brazil called the Federal University of Amazonas. Dr. Bruno has conducted research and has focused on Medical Education, high-level technologies, qualitative and quantitative methodology applied to Medicine, Emergencies, Simulation, working under pressure, public health, training health professionals in cardiac arrest in remote and rural locations and sending of drones with AEDs to respond to emergencies via Telemedicine. He is a physician in Brazil with experience in emergency medicine since 2017 and Deputy Editor in Emergency Medicine of the Annals of Simulation of the Cureus Journal of Medical Science.

Adam Culbertson, MS

Adam Culbertson, MS

Paramedicine

Mr. Culbertson has been in the Emergency Medical Services field for more than two decades and has been a Paramedic over 17 years. He began my career in EMS education instructing EMT and Paramedic courses for a local community college, and has been in EMS education for 13 years. He is currently certified as a North Carolina EMS Level II EMS Instructor. For the past year, Mr. Culbertson has served as the Fire and EMS Coordinator for Edgecombe Community College. Since becoming an EMS educator, he has instructed for several local community colleges. Most recently he has been tutoring students who need additional assistance preparing for the NREMT and NRP exam.

Andrew Steward, BS

Andrew Steward, BS

Paramedic Medicine

Mr. Steward brings more than 20 years of experience in emergency services to his role with D&A Emergency Services Training & Consulting; having a particular focus in education. He holds numerous credentials in education in both the fire and EMS industries. Andrew previously served as a Fire Lieutenant and EMS Captain as 2 separate entities having oversight of training and has taught for several EMS programs. Further, he has worked for busy 911 services in both suburban and urban areas as well as within a university based critical care transport system. Andrew currently serves as the EMS Chief for Minquas Fire Company #2 in Downingtown, PA. He currently holds an associate degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Columbia Southern University and a Bachelor’s in Emergency Management with a minor in Homeland Security through Waldorf University. When not found at work you can find him presenting at various EMS conferences or spending time with his family.

Heberto Schramm, MD

Heberto Schramm, MD

Anesthesiologist

BIO COMING SOON!

Chris Jones, MS

Chris Jones, MS

Active Shooter Instructor

Mr. Jones is currently working in law enforcement and has over 13 years of experience in the field. He holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice as well as a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Criminology from the University of Massachusetts. Mr. Jones is also a licensed EMT and has extensive experience in pre-hospital care as a first responder. He is currently certified as an instructor for Active Shooter Response and has partaken in security assessments for houses of worship and school buildings. Mr. Jones has also undergone training in sexual assault, crisis intervention, racial intelligence, incident response, and forensics.

Brian Eveleth, AA

Brian Eveleth, AA

CCEMTP

Mr. Eveleth has been in the Emergency Medical Services field for more than two decades and has been a Paramedic over 17 years and has a degree in Emergency Management. He began his career in EMS education instructing EMT and Paramedic courses for a local community college, and has been in EMS education for 16 years. He is currently certified as a Wyoming EMS educator/coordinator. Since becoming an EMS educator, he has instructed for several local community colleges, served as Training Officer for multiple services, and has spoken at multiple EMS conferences.

William Hathaway, BS

William Hathaway, BS

Paramedicine Educator

Mr. Hathaway is an Advanced Practice Paramedic currently working for Patronus Medical LLC as the Lead Paramedic at the Silo Ridge Field Resort Medical Clinic. He has been a leader and educator for over 40 years in various occupations to include paramedicine, EMS Leadership and Management, avionics, general mechanic and education. He believes his background and experience contribute immensely in adapting to the needs of his audience whether an attendee at a conference or a future EMT or paramedic in a certification class. Being a goal-oriented person with tons of patience, he is sure to gel with learners of all ages, adapt to their learning needs and train them in the required subjects with utmost care and concern for achieving educational goals. Mr. Hathaway has been received numerous awards for training excellence and leadership in his fields of expertise. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Granite State University with a Bachelors in EMS Management. He was driving force in working with Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy in introducing and the eventual passage of the Dale Long Act which made non-profit EMS providers and their surviving family’s eligible for Public Safety Officer Benefits (PSOB).

Stefani Ruiz, MHS

Stefani Ruiz, MHS

Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Ms. Ruiz is an Infectious Disease Epidemiologist with a Master’s degree in International Public Health. She specializes in field epidemiology and applying real world epidemiologic principles to control disease transmission and mitigate outbreaks. Stefani has worked with local and federal governments as well as NGOs for nearly 20 years where she oversaw a malaria lab for a refugee camp, managed a large global communicable disease surveillance program, taught numerous public health courses, and developed an on-line train the trainer course for COVID-19 contact tracing. As a subject matter expert in norovirus outbreak control, Stefani created a norovirus control guide for a federal customer and authored a field epidemiology text book style manual in basic applied epidemiology. She loves to teach and has a knack for breathing life into mundane topics. Her goal is to give her students the practical tools and resources they need so they can be the solution to someone’s problem and help others.

AHA  INSTRUCTORS

AHA INSTRUCTORS

Haley Brown,

Haley Brown,

TX

John Murphy,

John Murphy,

MD

Johannah Braithwaite,

Johannah Braithwaite,

UT

Jordan Lutz,

Jordan Lutz,

NC

Mark Bechtel,

Mark Bechtel,

AZ

Cassie Pires,

Cassie Pires,

MA

Brent DeBusk,

Brent DeBusk,

TX

Andrew Martinez,

Andrew Martinez,

FL

Teneika Funderburk,

Teneika Funderburk,

NC

Bonnie Allred,

Bonnie Allred,

UT

Angie Stewart,

Angie Stewart,

UT

Ian Watters,

Ian Watters,

RI

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