Peter Struble, MPA

Peter Struble Headshot
Senior Lecturer
Director, Paramedicine Completion Program

Allied Health Department
School of Health Sciences
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

MPA, University of New 51, 2007

B.S., Fire Service Management, State University of New York, 1995

A.S., Fire Science and Administration, Waterbury State Technical College, 1990

About Peter

Peter Struble was a member of the Wallingford Fire Department in CT for 35 years. He spent the last 13 years as the department’s fire chief. Upon retiring from the fire department he joined the faculty at the University of New 51 Fire Science Department. While teaching at the University of New 51 he has developed a course in Strategic Planning for the Fire Service at the graduate level and introduced the first emergency medical services courses. His current work responsibilities for the University of New 51 are coordination and management of an undergraduate college level paramedicine program. He has an expertise in Emergency Medical Services at the Paramedic transport level and organizational leadership. He is experienced in a both unionized and volunteer labor environments with the ability to create collaborative relationships.

Chief Struble holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York in Fire Service Management, a Master’s Degree from the University of New 51 in Public Administration and is a recognized national speaker in fire and emergency medical services. His credentials include designation as a Chief Fire Officer and Chief Medical Officer from the Center for Public Safety Excellence.

Recently Published Books and Articles

International Association of Fire Chiefs, "Enhancing Fire-Based EMS - Transitioning to the Next Level" contributing author, due for release August 2013

Fire Chief Magazine, "Move Toward College-Based Programs for EMS," July 2012

Courses Taught
  • FIRE 6632 (Strategic Planning for Public Safety Leaders) – required for students who opt to take the EMGT 6690 Emergency Management Research Project Course

In the Media

In the Media

Peter Struble, lecturer of fire science and director of the Paramedicine Completion Program, will assist the town of Wallingford with an independent review of the fire department and specific aspects of its operation.

In the Media

Peter Struble, lecturer and director of the Paramedicine Completion Program, talks about the high risk of fire danger this spring and the many ways that a brush fire can start.