Daniel Cole, M.D., FACEP, director of the Trinity Regional Medical Center Emergency Department, celebrates 40 years of service as a member of the Trinity medical staff this month.
Cole has been medical director of TRMC Ambulance Service, six regional ambulance services, faculty at Iowa Central Community College for emergency and EMS training, adjunct associate professor of family medicine within the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines University and teaches Trinity's EMS students in the emergency department.
He is the Webster County medical examiner and fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Examiners. He serves as the medical director of Trinity Hospice.
A Fort Dodge native, Cole graduated from Creighton University and completed his internship at St. Joseph's Hospital, in Omaha. Cole joined Dr. John Kelly in the practice of family medicine in 1972. He lives in Fort Dodge with wife Sheila.