Dr. Mark Merlin is trained in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He is the Chair of the NJ EMS Council for the Department of Health. He has been active with the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association as a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for Mission Lifeline. Additionally, he is the Chief Medical Officer for MONOC, New Jersey's largest EMS System as well as Medway Air Ambulance. He has published over 100 papers and abstracts on various Emergency Topics and directs the statewide EMS Physician response program.