Jaime B. Parent is a retired Lieutenant Colonel having proudly served in the United States Air Force Biomedical Services Corps for 20 years. Post military service, Jaime has served in a number of chief information officer executive positions serving with University of Maryland system and as both an executive and as an Assistant Professor in the College of Health Sciences, Health Information program at Rush University. Jaime has been an advocate for individuals with disabilities for 30 years, serving as a board member and treasurer for the Autism Society of America, as well as a coach and mentor for Special Olympics.
His book, Moving Past PTSD: Consciousness, Understanding and Appreciation for Military Veterans and their families provides a solution based approach addressing PTSD and obstacles facing today’s military veterans. Included in the appendix of his book is the “EN-Abled Veteran”: a 13-week fast track information technology program, easily adaptable and provided license free for any and all healthcare organizations with a compassion for veterans.