Captain Karen DuPont

Captain, Houston Fire Department

Karen DuPont is a native Houstonian and 26-year veteran of the Houston Fire Department. She has achieved the rank of Captain and has been a Paramedic her entire career. The Houston Fire Department has been involved in many studies and pilot programs that have changed the standards on how Emergency Care is delivered in the field and Captain DuPont has been present and participated in most all of them. She is currently on special assignment with the Health Department coordinating Houston Fire Department services related to ETHAN and brokering department partnerships with community resources for those identified through the 911 system as in need of non-emergent assistance.