Stroke Services Coordinator
Vanderbilt University Medical Center- Stroke Team
James Closser, an 11-year veteran of the EMS/fire service, is the stroke services coordinator in the Department of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He uses his experience in the fire service and medical field to relate education regarding stroke to various fire and EMS agencies across the midsouth. Closser earned associate and bachelor’s degrees in nursing from Southern Adventist University and is a licensed nurse and AEMT in Tennessee. He has held numerous lectures throughout on stroke cases and management.