Clint Cole (’87 B.S. Comp. Sci., ’00 M.S. Elec. Engr.) vividly remembers the drama of trying to save lives as a paramedic in the 1980s.
He and his fellow paramedics typically responded to emergency calls by driving as fast as possible to their destination. If they arrived in fewer than seven minutes, they were doing well. Usually, though, they weren’t fast enough.
Only about 10 of the 250 people he tried to save survived.
But as one the developers of the world’s most popular portable defibrillator, Cole has since contributed to saving tens of thousands of lives.
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