With a career in emergency medical services spanning over a decade, Nur Hasan serves as a Fire Service EMT with the Philadelphia Fire Department. As an integral part of the community risk reduction team, his actions directly benefit those wrestling with the repercussions of the opioid epidemic.
Nur’s dedication surpasses the immediate care given during emergencies. He collaborates with the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), facilitating the transition of affected individuals into crucial addiction recovery programs.
In addition to his EMS work, Nur extends his empathy and expertise to support individuals navigating mental health crises, advocating for appropriate and compassionate care.
Currently studying at Paramedic school, Nur is setting his sights on a promotion to Fire Service Paramedic.
As a student of Arabic, Nur is forging a critical bridge between emergency services and the Arabic-speaking community in Philadelphia, working tirelessly to minimize language barriers and ensure accessible and equitable care for all. This endeavor, coupled with his professional commitments, underscores Nur’s dedication to service and cements his position as a role model in his community.