Brent McLeod

Brent McLeod is a Paramedic Supervisor and Advanced Care Paramedic with Hamilton Paramedic Service who has been seconded to the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Norfolk Emergency Services Steering Committee as the Community Paramedicine Strategic Lead. In this role he has helped implement performance monitoring metrics, develop program goals with a focus on ED avoidance, liaise with emergency service partners to identify system gaps, improve system-level coordination, assist with aligning five community paramedicine programs, and continues to explore ongoing opportunities to encourage collaborations and knowledge transfer. Brent holds a combined Master of Public Health and Master of Health Management from the University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia) and an Adjunct Lecturer position with the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University. He is a research Fellow with the McNally Project for Paramedicine Research and his current research are in the areas of community paramedicine, quality improvement, stakeholder engagement, knowledge translation, and prehospital interventions. Brent stays active in the community as a council member of the Hamilton Immigrant Partnership Council and serves as the Treasure on the Canadian EMS Research Network Executive Board.