David J. Olvera
Board Member - Chair, Research Committee

David J. Olvera, FP-C, NRP, CMTE

Director of Clinical Research, Air Methods Corporation Greenwood Village, CO

David Olvera is a Nationally Registered Paramedic, Certified Flight Paramedic and Certified Medical Transport Executive serving as Director of Clinical Research and department chair for the research committee for Air Methods. He serves on the International Board of Flight and Critical Care Paramedics as well as the MedEvac Foundation International. In addition, David currently works as a subject matter expert with the Air Medical Journal, the 2016 Tim Hynes Award winner and recently the 2017 ASTNA Jordan Award for excellence and significant contributions to prehospital medicine. He has been an item writer for National Registry and the Flight Paramedic Exam, He is the Vice President of Research at FlightBridgeED, a Veteran Combat Medic in the US Army, and has published multiple abstracts and papers related to prehospital airway management, resuscitation and advancing air medical transport research. During his free time, he likes to barbecue and spend time with his with his wife Suzi and two boys Jax and Miles.