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calogrides.jpgThomas G. Calogrides Jr. has been named dean of health professions at Tidewater Community College.

A nationally-registered paramedic, Calogrides joined TCC’s full-time faculty ranks in 1998 as an assistant professor in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program. He leaves the post to become dean as a full professor.

Calogrides' contributions include developing and delivering state-of-the-art EMS training programs for all levels of providers, from first responders to paramedics. He is also a member of the Tidewater EMS Council education committee.

Prior to joining TCC full time, Calogrides taught cardiopulmonary resuscitation for a private company, worked as a paramedic at NORSHIPCO, and taught EMS as an adjunct faculty member of TCC.

Calogrides is actively involved with Virginia-1 DMAT, a disaster medical assistance team that falls under the auspices of the National Disaster Medical System. He currently serves as a logistics section chief. Past positions with the organization include training officer, health technician officer and health technician.

Calogrides shares his time with Operation Smile and has traveled on 35 mission trips to 10 countries since the mid-1990s. He also is a volunteer paramedic with the Nansemond-Suffolk Volunteer Rescue Squad, where he keeps his skills current. 

 A native and resident of Norfolk, Calogrides holds a bachelor of science degree in health science and a master of science in education, both from Old Dominion University.

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