IU Health recognizes Indianapolis Airport employees who saved travelers’ lives
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — IU Health recognized 22 Indianapolis Airport Authority employees for saving the lives of two travelers who suffered traumatic medical emergencies at the Indianapolis International Airport in 2022.
On two separate occasions in 2022, IND first responders were dispatched to the airport in response to a patient with difficulty breathing and a patient that was unconscious.
On arrival, Indianapolis Airport Authority Fire Department paramedics and EMTs provided advanced life support care and resuscitated the patients. The patients were transported to IU Health West for further treatment, recovery, and discharge to return home safely.
IU Health recognized the following Indy airport public safety team members:
|Dispatcher Heather Clodfelter||Dispatcher Cameron McAtee|
|Dispatcher Brent Freudenstein||Dispatcher Cory Wiggins|
|Dispatcher Julia Pulliam||Dispatcher Christine Nevins|
|Firefighter/Paramedic Andrew Patton||Police Sergeant Officer Mike Grimes|
|Firefighter/EMT Derek Wilson||Division Chief/Paramedic Michael Hammond Sr.|
|Lieutenant/EMT Kennitay Byrd||Firefighter/EMT Jamar Kendrick|
|Firefighter/EMT Ed Taylor||Deputy Chief/EMT Stephen Summers|
|Lieutenant/Paramedic Keith Schmidt||Battalion Chief/EMT Travers Swardson|
|Firefighter/EMT Adam Rich||Lieutenant/EMT Jim Nungester|
|Dispatcher Lori Joseph||Firefighter/Paramedic Brandon Towns|
|Dispatcher Cameron Collins||Battalion Chief/EMT Brian Booth|