Dennis Russell has been working in Healthcare for over 19 years. He began his career as a Certified Athletic Trainer at the University of Maine and Bowdoin College. In 2005, Dennis received his paramedic certification and in 2014 completed Hennepin Technical College's Community Paramedic certificate program. Dennis has also earned his Master's degree in Education from the University of Maine. 

Dennis is the Education and Community Paramedic Program manager for United Ambulance Service in Maine. He is currently collaborating on the development of standardized education curriculums for Community Paramedicine. Dennis has been an adjunct professor for Hennepin Community Paramedic Program and currently serves on the Global Community Paramedic Higher Education Council (GCPHEC), Community Paramedicine Association and Registry Board, Maine Ambulance Association Executive Board, MobileCE Executive Board, ReelDx Editorial Board, Maine EMS Board, Maine EMS Community Paramedicine Committee, Maine EMS Education Committee.

Dennis currently serves as the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians Education Coordinator for Maine. He is currently affiliate faculty for PHTLS, AMLS, EPC, GEMS, and other certification programs. He is also an instructor for AHA BLS, ACLS and PALS programs. ​