coordinates the day-to-day operations of Priority Ambulance medical transport service for Knox County
and the surrounding areas.
He also oversees basic life support (BLS), advanced life support (ALS) and critical care ambulance transports, as well as Knox County's communications centers.
He is a Paramedic, instructor and participates in medical research projects in the Knox County/East Tennessee area.
has extensive experience in emergency services in Tennessee.
He spent 17 years at Rural/Metro serving in Knox, Loudon County, Spring Hill, Blount County and Nashville.
Previously, Dennis was the trauma coordinator for the Level One Trauma Center at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.
was actively involved in research publications, Trauma Center financial analysis, and day-to-day operations.
Before moving to the surgery department, Rowe
was part of the UT LIFESTAR helicopter program startup team.
He has served as president of the Tennessee Ambulance Service Association, and currently serves on the Tennessee EMS Divisions Clinical Issues Committee.
He is a long-time member of NAEMT and has served on the Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Committee, NAEMT Bylaws Committee and on numerous other committees and appointed liaison positions.