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Lynn Barkley Burnett, American health science educator. Recipient State Service medal California Military Department, 1980; Bronze medal American Heart Association, 1974, Appreciation award American Cancer Southern, 1985, Outstanding Service award Fresno County Drug & Alcohol Prevention Coalition, Inc.


Burnett, Lynn Barkley was born on October 20, 1948 in Reedley, California, United States. Son of Charles Erbin and Ruth Clarice (Erickson) Burnett.


Bachelor of Science, Columbia Pacific University. Master of Science, Columbia Pacific University. Diploma in national security management, National Defense University of the United States.

Doctor of Education in Higher Education, Nova Southeastern University. Faculty of Laws, University Lond.


Medical advisor Fresno County Sheriff's Department, since 1972. Associate director Center Valley Emergency Medical Services System, Fresno, California, 1974-1975. Faculty Fresno City College, since 1978.

Professor health science, 1981-1987. Director continuing education in health California State University, Fresno, 1981-1991. Member national faculty Core Content Review of Family Medicine, since 2001.

Professor medical law & bioethics College Health Sciences, Kaplan University, since 2009. Visiting professor Veterans Administration Medical Center, Fresno, 1988. Visiting professor department family and community medicine University California-Davis, 2000.

Visiting professor California State University, Fresno, 2000—2002. Adjunct faculty West Coast Christian College, 1989—1992. Lecturer, consultant emergency medical services, since 1975.

Lecturer, consultant bioethics, since 1992. Clinical and pathological forensic science, since 1992. Co-director cojoint research program Stanford University School Medicine and Dept Health Science California State University, Fresno, 1986.

Established pilot paramedic program Fresno County, 1974—1975. Director Center Valley's Inaugural Paramedic Training Program, 1975. Established CPR training programs Fresno Fire Department, 1968, Fresno Police Department, 1972, Fresno County Sheriff's Department, 1973, established Law Enforcement Automated Extension Defibrillation Program, 99.

Chairman eMedicine Ethics Committee, Boston Medical Public Company. Adjunct instructor emergency medical services operations and planning for weapons mass destruction program Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, since 2003. Adjunct professor forensic medicine and forensic pathology National University, since 2003.

Trainer Education Physician Palliative and End of Life Care Project, since 2003. Member end of life care committee Community Medical Centers, since 2006.


  • Certified Community College teacher, California. Certified health education specialist National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. Instructor in emergency care, basic CPR, advanced cardiovascular life support, pediatrics advanced life support.

    Instructor/Heartsaver Automated Extension Defibrillation for the Lay Rescuer and First Responder, American Heart Association. Trainer Express Mail Service and Hospital Management of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Casualities, United States National Domestic Preparedness Program for Terrorism.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Textbook of Medicine, Psychiatry, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Surgery, (volunteer 2 and 3) Primary Surgery, Grief and Bereavement, 2001. Chapter organizer: The Virtual Anesthesia Textbook. Co-author: manuscript for motion picture "Quarantine".

      Author: (textbooks) Domestic Violence, 1998, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, 1998, Cocaine Toxicity, 1998. Contributor articles to professional publications, chapters to books.


The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.


Every Christians should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.


Chairman Fresno County steering committee The Chemical People, 1983-1986, Generation at Risk, 1987. Member Emergency Medical Care Committee Fresno County, 1979-1985, vice-chairman, 1984-1985. Member California State Commission Emergency Medical Services, 1974-1975.

Member Fresno County Advisory Board on Drug Abuse, 1984-1992, chairman drug advisory board, 1985-1988;board managers First Baptist Church Fresno, 1994-1996, 99-2001, vice chairman 1995, chairman 1996, president corporate, 1996. Chairman public education Fresno County unit American Cancer Society, 1984-1987, 90-92, board directors 1984-1996, vice president, 1985-1987, president elect 1987-1988, president 1988-1990, past president, 1990-1992, chairman nominations and leadership development Fresno County unit, 1990-1992, task force cancer and underserved populations Fresno County unit, 1990-1992, task force cancer and underserved populations Fresno County unit, 1992-1994, youth and cancer, California Division American Cancer Society, 1992-1994. Committee member Early Detection and Treatment, Prevention and Risk Reduction, Fresno County Unit American Cancer Society, 1992-1994.

Chairman Alcohol, Drug advisory board Fresno County, 1985-1988, 92-98. President Fresno County Safety Council, since 1985. Member steering committee Fresno Health Promotion Coalition, 1987-1992.

Attending consultant clinical ethics Community Medical Center, since 1992, vice chairman, 1997-2005, chairman since 2005, interim chairman. Chairman committee on crime, violence and safety, 1987-1989. Chairman board Fresno County Drug and Alcohol Prevention Coalition, Inc., 1987-1992, 96-98.

Member medical staff, All-Star Football Game, 1965-1998. Emergency medical consultant Department Intercollegiate Athletics California State University, Fresno, since 1982. Member Community Collaborative of Fresno Tomorrow, Inc., committee Juv.

Crime Benchmarks, 1990-1991. Member core committee Student Assistance Program for Substance Abuse and Related Problems Fresno City College, 1989-1993. Numerous others. Fellow Royal Society Medicine.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Bar Association (associate), American Association Suicidology, American Professional Society Abuse Children, American Academy Forensic Sciences (alternate delegate People's Republican of China, citizen ambassador program People to People International 1986), American Academy Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Cancer Society, American College Sports Medicine, American Heart Association, American Public Health Association, American Society Bioethics and Humanities, American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics, American Stroke Association, Association Military Surgeons of the United States, Christian Medical and Dental Society, Faculty Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine, Faculty Prehospital Care, Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh, Society Academy Emergency Medicine, Society Critical Care Medicine, New York Academy of Sciences, Applied Research Ethics National Association, Public Responsibility Medicine and Research, Christian Legal Society, Health Physics Society, International Homicide Investigators Association, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association, European Society Pediatrics and Neonatal Intensive Care, European Society Intensive Care Medicine, European Society Trauma and Emergency Surgery, World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Faculty Forensic and Legal Medicine (affiliate).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, musical conducting, writing screenplays. Co-author: manuscript for motion picture Quarantine.


Charles Erbin Burnett

Ruth Clarice (Erickson) Burnett