Dr. Dan Howes has been a passionate proponent of simulation in medical education for almost 20 years. In his role as Director, Dan is dedicated to supporting the Queen’s Clinical Simulation Centre staff create a positive, innovative space for a full spectrum of learners.
Dr. Howes is dual certified in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, and has had a career focus on Resuscitation Medicine. Dan is a Professor in the Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine, and serves as the current Head of the Department of Critical Care Medicine. Dan is the founder and director of the Kingston Resuscitation Institute, and started the first Fellowship in Resuscitation and Reanimation through the Department of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s. When not at work, he is happiest in the woods playing with his wife and two children.
Jeremy is our Senior Technical Lab Assistant who has worked at the Clinical Simulation Centre since 2011. In 2012 he graduated from the Control Engineering Technician program at St. Lawrence College with distinction and joined the team full time. Jeremy assists faculty and staff with day to day operations and is the go to person for any of your technology related needs.
You can find Jeremy programming, repairing and operating simulators in the lab. You may also find him in the control room creating high definition A/V recordings or in the workshop 3D printing. His areas of interest include high fidelity patient simulation, augmented/virtual reality and 3D printing.
Loren is our Technical lab assistant who has worked at the Clinical Simulation Centre since 2014. Before joining the Clinical Simulation Centre, he was the Senior Simulation Technician for the Kingston Resuscitation Institute at Kingston General Hospital. His previous background comes from the Canadian Forces Medical Service with clinical and field operational training. He has been involved with Military and Medical high fidelity simulation since 2003 and continues to seek out new challenges at the CSC.