Mattawamkeag native Brent Watson, RN, CEN, EMT-I, has been a flight nurse for LifeFlight of Maine since November 2007. After graduating from high school, Brent headed to Eastern Maine Community College where he got a degree in Medical Laboratory Tech.
He worked as a lab tech at Penobscot Valley Hospital, Sebasticook Valley Hospital and Eastern Maine Medical Center while earning a nursing degree from EMCC. He worked in the emergency department and the coronary care unit at EMMC as a nurse before being hired by LifeFlight.
At LifeFlight, Brent serves on the safety committee and as a member of the contingent to the Aviation Safety Network, an international group of organizations that focus on improving safety and risk management in the aviation industry.
Outside of work, Brent is a Registered Maine Guide. His other interests include hunting, fishing, and camping, especially with his two young sons.