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Coral Springs Fire Department Appoints New Operations Manager



Coral Springs, FL – The Coral Springs Fire Department is proud to announce the selection of Dr. Andrea Pryce to serve as the Operations Manager of the Coral Springs Regional Institute of Public Safety (CSRIPS). Dr. Pryce’s experience and vast knowledge of health will elevate and advance CSRIPS outreach through various future educational programs. She is the first female to lead the Fire Academy.

Regarding Dr. Pryce’s new role, Fire Chief Michael McNally said, “I am happy to welcome Dr. Pryce to our team. She brings a considerable amount of educational experience to our organization, which provides the opportunity to advance our training and educational programs for student and the fire rescue profession. Under her leadership, I look forward to seeing CSRIPS expand educational opportunities offered through the academy. I am confident she will be a great addition to our team.”
Prior to joining the City of Coral Springs as Operations Manager for the Coral Springs Regional Institute of Public Safety, Dr. Pryce worked at Life Extension Foundation as an oncology health advisor providing integrative oncology information to patients from all over the world. She went on to serve as Medical Editor of Life Extension Magazine. 
Dr. Pryce has served as a faculty member at several different institutions teaching various health science courses and integrative medicine, like botanical medicine, acupuncture, and holistic nutrition.  Later in her career, she became a Program Director at Everglades University where she advanced to Associate Dean of Allied Health, overseeing the undergraduate and graduate health science degrees. She was promoted to Dean of Academic Affairs at the Boca Raton campus of Everglades University in 2019.
She earned her undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, from the University of Alaska where she served as an athletic trainer and had her first experiences working with the Firefighter profession. Dr. Pryce also worked as a physical therapy assistant in a local sports medicine clinic where she assisted firefighters, smoke jumpers, and athletes of all ages resume physical activity. In 2006, she received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona and joined the team at Arizona Advanced Medicine in Scottsdale, Arizona before going into private practice, specializing in cancer treatment.

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