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Valerie Deverse Simonds, American Prehospital educator. Registered Nurse, Maryland., Pennsylvania; CEN NREMT-P. Recipient Distinguished Program award Maryland. State Department of Education, 1986. Member National Association EMT, Emergency Nurses Association.


Simonds, Valerie Deverse was born on January 23, 1943 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of John Young and Margaret (McCommons) Woods.


Diploma in nursing, Shady Side Hospital, 1963. Bachelor of Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1976. Master of Science with honors, Johns Hopkins University, 1979.


Health educator University Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, 1979-1980. Emergency Medical Technician department chair Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, 1979-2000. Health educator, consultant Johns Hopkins Institute Policy Studies, Baltimore, 2000—2003.

Health professions text editor/reviewer, since 1990. Developed and implemented 1st EMT-Paramedic program, Maryland. Member Maryland Region III Express Mail Service advisory board, Baltimore, 1986-1998, advanced life support instructor, Maryland Fire Rescue Institute, since 2003.


Member National Association EMT, Emergency Nurses Association.


Married Roger C. Simonds.