The Center for EMS

614-293-5102

Email us at centerforems@osumc.edu

Our Locations

Emergency Department at University Hospital
410 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
EMS Phone Number: 614-293-6546
Fax: 614-685-7108

Emergency Department at East Hospital
181 Taylor Ave.
Columbus, OH 43203
EMS Phone Number: 614-257-3414
Fax: 614-257-3905

Our Team

Diehl_LoganLogan Diehl, RN, BSN, EMT-P
Senior Outreach Coordinator, Center for EMS

Logan brings nearly 20 years of experience to the Center for EMS, including emergency department nursing, EMS, air medical services, firefighting and education. A registered nurse and paramedic, he holds a unique perspective of hospital and prehospital operations and leads innovative and collaborative environments to advance EMS care. Logan is a graduate of Ohio University and Columbus State Community College, and is completing graduate studies at The Ohio State University.



Acker_Troy-724x840Troy Acker
Ohio CARES Coordinator

Troy is the state coordinator for Ohio CARES, a position housed within Ohio State’s Center for EMS. He has also served communities as a firefighter/paramedic since 2004. His professional interests include EMS education and research.



Tyler Tumberg, MBA, MHATyler Tumberg, MBA, MHA
Manager, Emergency Department Business and Operations, Center for EMS

Prior to starting his role at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Tyler was the administrative fellow in the two-year joint administrative fellowship program between Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. During his fellowship, he led a number of operational and strategic initiatives while reporting to each organization’s leadership. He is a graduate of the University of Dayton where he earned a Bachelor of Science, and Saint Louis University where he earned master’s degrees in Business and in Health Administration.



Dick_Michael_460x460Michael Dick, MD
Medical Director – Ohio State’s Center for EMS; Medical Director – Upper Arlington Fire Department

For more than 20 years, Dr. Dick has been interested in emergency medicine and critical care, which has consumed much of his time on an academic and research level. He completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, then went on to complete a residency in emergency medicine and a fellowship in critical care at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.



Travis SharkeyTravis Sharkey, MD, PhD
Assistant Medical Director – OSU Center for EMS; Assistant Medical Director – Worthington Fire Department

Dr. Sharkey started his educational pathway in Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering, studying signal processing and artificial intelligence techniques that ultimately led to completion of his PhD in Biomedical Engineering while obtaining his MD through the Medical Scientist Training Program at The Ohio State University. He completed both his emergency medicine residency and EMS fellowship at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center before returning as faculty. As an EMS physician, he focuses on strengthening educational opportunities directed at real-world experiences of our local EMS providers. As a researcher, he is investigating the use of artificial intelligence and natural language processing to support accurate and efficient dispatch of EMS providers to get the right resources to the right people at the right time.

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