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Jul 8, 2018

Doctor Sherman House on Being the First Responder

David and Mark sit down with Doctor Sherman House of the to talk about his experiences in the arena of trauma medicine and what emergency medical skills everyone should possess.  This is an excellent start to our recurring series on medical skills for the average citizen and Dr. House provides a lively and very informative dialogue on the subject.


About Doctor Sherman House:

  • Dr. House is currently in his 22nd year as a healthcare provider, and is a Hospital, Special Needs and General Dentist just outside of Nashville TN. Prior to his career in dentistry, Dr. House was a Fireman and Emergency Medical Technician in Washington State. Concurrently, he was a Shotgun Messenger for several West Coast Armored Truck companies.
  • He holds undergraduate degrees in Law Enforcement, Cell Biology and Philosophy from Gonzaga University. He completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the Meharry Medical College with Honors in Nashville, TN. He earned a Hospital Dentistry Certificate as the Chief Resident from the Metro General Hospital also in Nashville.

  • Dr. House is the originator of the CIVILIAN DEFENDER training concept. He has personally saved lives using CPR, Rescue Breathing, Automated External Defibrillator, Tactical Combat Casualty Care, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Prehospital Trauma Life Support, and Heimlich Maneuver techniques.

  • He has studied extensively in the defensive arts, both armed and unarmed, as well as self-defense law, emergency medicine, criminal psychology, tactical driving and other survival skills from a list of instructors, which reads like the Who’s Who of the training industry.
  • For those interested in Dr. House’s complete biography, you should head over to and view the About page!


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