Oral Surgeon and Staff Use CPR and an AED to Save Accountant’s Life

In the normal course of his workday, Dr. Joseph Howard improves people’s lives, but he doesn’t typically have to employ life-saving measures.

That changed on Feb. 2.

An oral surgeon and owner of Central Connecticut Oral Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery, Howard and several members of his team leaped to the rescue when a member of the staff of the office across the hall ran to them for help.

A male employee at GitlinCampisePrendergast, LLC, the accounting firm located directly across the hall, had collapsed, wasn’t breathing, and was turning blue, said Howard, who has had his office in the Armory Building on Farmington Avenue for about 12 years.

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