Fire Science Faculty, Staff & Mentors
Raena S. Hoskins
2850 Campus Way Drive/745 Baldwin Hall
Lawrence Bennett, Esq.
Associate Professor; Educator; Program Chair, UC Fire Science & Emergency Management
Cell Phone: (513) 470-2744
University of Cincinnati Program Chair, Fire Science & Emergency Management (2009 – present); Joined UC 2007; promoted to Professor / Educator (2019); promoted to Associate Professor / Educator (2012); (2019) UC Article / video on Community Paramedicine seminar; (2018) UC Article / video on new Drone course; (2018) UC Article on new Community Paramedicine course; Law Law firm of Katzman, Logan, Halper & Bennett, 9000 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, OH (partner: 1992 – 2007) (Of Counsel, 2007 - present); firstname.lastname@example.org (513-793-4400) Education Juris Doctor - Washington College of Law, Wash. D.C. (1970); B.A. – Gov’t & Pol. Science, American University, Wash. D.C. (1967) Ohio certified FF I / EMT-B (1979 – present) Fire Service / Public Service SW Ohio Critical Incident Stress Mgt Team 2018 – present & Board of Trustees (also 1994-2013) FBI – InfraGard 2017 - present Hamilton County Local Emerg. Planning Committee 2015 - present Greater Cincinnati HAZMAT Unit 2013 – present EMS Protocol Committee, Cinn. Academy of Medicine 2013 – present Hamilton County Fire Chiefs Association 2013 – present SW Ohio Fire Chiefs Association 2013 - present Cincinnati Red Cross – Medical Assistance Team 2009 – present Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati 2008 – present *Cincinnati Enquirer article Publications TEXTBOOK: EMS LAW (Second Edition): June 2018; FREE ONLINE TEXTBOOK: (ISBN: 978-1-949104-03-5); (First Edition, 2012, MBS Direct, Columbia, MO). TEXTBOOK: FIRE SERVICE LAW (Second Edition): Jan. 2017 (ISBN 978-1-4786-3397-6); Waveland Press: (First Edition – Prentice Hall, 2008) FIRE & EMS LAW Newsletters EMS World Magazine: articles from newsletters; (search Lawrence Bennett) International Assoc. Fire Chiefs (2010) - CHIEF FIRE OFFICER’S DESK REF – Chap. 4 Fire Protection Pub, Okla. State (2006) FIRE & EMS LAW FOR OFFICERS - EMS; (2004) SAFETY Other Employment Adjunct Prof, Cincinnati State 2000 – present VP / General Counsel, Johnson & Hardin Printing Co. 1992-1997 GE Aircraft Engines - Corporate Attorney/International 1979–1992 Fed. Prosecutor - Assistant U.S. Attorney, D.C. 1970-1977 (U.S. Dept. Justice:1977 – 1979) Police Officer – Wash. D.C. 1964-1970 (US Capitol, 64-67; D.C. PD, 68-70)
Nathan P. Bromen
Adjunct Professor; Retired Chief Fire Officer; Senior Fire Investigator
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UC Aerospace - Masters Degree; dev. new course, UAVs [Unmanned Aerial Vehicles] For Emergency Responders
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John L. Donahue
Adjunct Professor; Fire Chief, Delaware Fire Department, OH
Adjunct Professor; Fire Chief, Deerfield Twp Fire Department, OH
Mark A. Fyffe
Adjunct Professor; Assistant Fire Chief, Union Twp Fire Department, OH
Michael Gabennesch has been a member of the Adjunct Faculty staff in the UC Fire Science Department since 1995; and has held progressive management positions within the safety & health profession for over 30 years.
Michael is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), and a former Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP), and Certified Protection Professional (CPP).
He has completed more than 500 hours of training on hazardous materials and emergency response operations including:
• OSHA Industrial Emergency Responder: Technician Level,
• 16-hour Incident Command training,
• Hospital Emergency Incident Command System (HEICS),
• Planning, Development, and Operational Use of an Emergency Operations Center (FEMA),
• Emergency Management Exercise Design (FEMA),
• Decon for Hospitals (Ohio Fire Academy’s Outreach Program), and
• Assessment, Treatment and Transportation of the Chemically Contaminated Patient in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.120 and NFPA 473
Michael has experience designing, controlling, and evaluating emergency response drills as well as tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercises for the U.S. Department of Energy and various full-service hospitals. He was the primary architect and consultant for the Greater Cincinnati Health Council's hazardous materials emergency response training series: HAZWOPER Awareness, Operations, and Incident Command levels; Patient Decontamination, and Drill Design & Evaluation.
Michael is a Professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and serves as a volunteer Government Liaison for the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Red Cross Disaster Services.
Michael holds a BS in Fire and Industrial Safety Technology from the University of Cincinnati (cum laude), and Associate degrees in Safety/Risk Management, and Loss Control from Cincinnati Technical College (cum laude).
Adjunct Professor; Shift Captain; West Chester Twp FD
Adjunct Professor; Retired Battalion Chief; CVG Airport FD; Recent graduate of PA school (Physicians Assistant)
William (BJ) Jetter
Adjunct Professor; Safety Service Director, Deer Park, OH
Adjunct Professor; Christ Hospital EMS Coordinator; FF/Paramedic (retired)
Adjunct Professor; Fire Chief, Miami Twp FD, Clermont County, OH
Adjunct Professor; Chief Admin. Officer, Deerfield Twp, OH
Adjunct Professor; Cincinnati Fire Department (District Chief)
Adjunct Professor; Battalion Chief, Deerfield Twp FD, Warren County, OH
Adjunct Professor; Fire Chief, City of Franklin, OH
Bryan J. Adams
Mentor; Fire Prev. Officer, Dayton Fire Department
Stanley G. Deimling
Mentor; Fire Chief, Union Township FD
Mark Gerano, Esq.
Mentor; Attorney; Former Lt., Mason Fire Department
Professor Emeritus; Retired Director, UC Fire Science; Retired Fire Chief, Deerfield Twp Fire & Rescue
Mentor; Former Fire Chief, Glendale Fire Department, OH