Program Highlights

  • Launched in 1987 and housed in the Departments of Emergency Medical Services 
    and Rehab Services at CoxHealth in Springfield, Missouri
  • Mike Dawson, Chapter Director, has been extensively involved with ThinkFirst Ozarks since 1987.
  • Sponsored by neurosurgeon, Mark Crabtree, MD
  • ThinkFirst For Kids and ThinkFirst For Teens available to schools in a 16-county region in southwest and south central Missouri with generous assistance from Children’s Miracle Network
  • Spanish versions of ThinkFirst For Kids curricula located at area migrant training and educational facilities

Mike Dawson, EMT-P

Mike Dawson, EMT-P

Director