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Myra Malca Socher

Myra Malca Socher, South African, American emergency medical service consultant. Nationally registered paramedic. Recipient Exceptional Service award American Heart Association, 1993.


  • Socher, Myra Malca was born on February 21, 1945 in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Came to the United States, 1975. Daughter of Ivan and Chanalie (Liszanski) Philips.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Management summa cum laude, George Washington University, 1991.


    • Field support marketing Computer Advances, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1972-1975. Recruiter, systems analyst Amadax Corporation, Bohemia, New York, 1981-1982. Emergency Medical Technician Medstar Ambulance Service, Savannah, Georgia, 1987.

      Staff support International Association Fire Chiefs, Washington, 1989-1990. Clinical instructor ELSEC Georgetown University Hosp, since 1991. Adjunct instructor emergency medicine George Washington University, since 1989.

      Director operations Transcare Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, 1990-1993. Founder Behavioural Science Institute Associates, Arlington, Virginia, since 1992. President TriMed Inc., since 1993.

      Adjunct faculty Children's Hospital, Washington, 1989-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Nationally registered paramedic.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Judaism


    Volunteer firefighter/EMT Southside Fire Department, Savannah, Georgia, 1987. Volunteer paramedic Dale City (Virginia) Volunteer Fire Department, 1989-1990. Subcommittee member American Heart Association, Washington, since 1992.

    Volunteer paramedic Arlington County Fire/Rescue, 1994. Member Council on Cardiovascular.


    • Married Ivan David Socher, July 2, 1963. Children: Raoul, Larry.
    • father: Ivan Philips
    • mother: Chanalie (Liszanski) Philips
    • spouse: Ivan David Socher
    • children: Raoul Socher
    • Larry Socher
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    Born February 21, 1945
    (age 72)