Graham Nichol, MD, is Medic One Foundation Endowed Chair in Prehospital Emergency Care, Professor of Medicine, and Director of the University of Washington-Harborview Center for Prehospital Emergency Care and Attending Physician, Emergency Services, Harborview Medical Center at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Dr. Nichol has received numerous national awards and recognition for his work and leadership. Dr. Nichol has served on the national American Heart Association's Basic Life Support subcommittee and Advanced Life Support subcommittees. He is a past Chairman of the Basic Life Support subcommittee. He has served as representative to the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation and helped create and continues to co-direct the Resuscitation Science Symposium of the American Heart Association, the leading international venue for the presentation of cutting edge science in resuscitation. Dr. Nichol has worked closely with the NIH as a reviewer, grantee, and in a leadership role as a the Chair of the Epidemiology Panel for the NIH NHLBI's sponsored PULSE Conference and PULSE Leadership Group, which was dedicated to support of research funding in resuscitation research. Dr. Nichol's research portfolio includes observational and randomized single-center and multi-center studies of interventions intended to reduce the sequelae of ischemia-reperfusion injury in patients with acute life-threatening illness.. Dr. Nichol is a co-director of the national MyHeartMap project, of which the Philadelphia MyHeartMap Challenge is a pilot project.