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Moulage Certificate Program

The Art & Science of Creating Realism


  • Catriona D. Graham, PhDMS, FIACS,
    CBRN, Neurophysiologist, Clinical Education

  • David Powers, ThD
    American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

  • Lindsay McCrady - DVM, Asst Medical Director,
    Intern Director

  • Lamia Soghier, MD, Neonatologist,

         Clinical Education 

  • Beverley Robin, MD, Neonatologist,

    MBChB, Clinical Education

  • Craig Bryan, MBA, RN,
    Certified Professional Leadership & Training Coach

  • Tatia Thomas-Chandler, MSN, RN
    Associate Dean of Academic Operations

  • Chris Rock, MSN, RN, Paramedic Program Director

  • Mike Bolender, Police Captain, Swat Team Leader

  • Christopher Montera, MHL, BS, NR-P

  • Erin Wooldridge, Professional Film & TV Artist

In Collaboration with:

Cutting Edge Techniques

Realistic Wounds

Validated by Experts

  • Medical

  • Surgical

  • Trauma

  • Pediatrics/Neonatology

  • Paramedic/Pre-hospital

  • QSEN & Competency

  • Chemical

  • Epidemic/Pandemic

  • Fire Science


Dr. Catriona D. Graham

MS, PhD, FIACS, CBRN, Neurophysiologist, Clinical Education, Research

Dr. Catriona Graham is the Director of Clinical Education, Research and Work Force Development.  Dr. Graham has her MS in Pharmacology and Toxicology and a PhD in Biomedial Sciences. She holds a graduate certificate in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense and medical readiness (CBRN). In 2015, she was selected for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship with the Veteran Health Administration's Inter-professional Advanced Clinical Simulation and is currently a member of the National Curriculum Workgroup for Inter-professional medical education.




Dr. David Powers

ThD, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress

Dr. David Powers is a Cultural Architect, combining the worlds of futurist, informationist, and counselor into one. Considered a human puzzlemaster, he has a penchant for assembling random bits and bytes into workable solutions. He's a best-selling author in the areas of cognitive psychology, experimental education theory, and martial arts. He's a decorated veteran of the Marine Corps, Army, and a founding member of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. As a professional model and actor he has appeared in film, fashion shows, and even comic books. Married and the proud father of three feral boys and one princess that he and his wife homeschool, his mission in life is to find the magical best mug of coffee in the world.

Dr. Lindsay McCrady has a passion for Emergency Veterinary Medicine.  With over 16 years of experience in her field, she graduated at the top of her class receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from Colorado State University in 2009.  Lindsay's continuous quest for excellence and compassionate care led her to become the intern director for a cutting-edge internship program producing exemplary graduates every year that become invaluable members of the veterinary community.  Her position as an emergency veterinarian at a progressive 24/7 emergency clinic has allowed her to understand the physiologic, biochemical and physical changes the body undergoes during traumatic situations enabling dynamic point of care response for working canines at the State and Local Police Department, University Medical Center Security, and the Border Patrol.

Dr. Lindsay McCrady

DVM, Asst Medical Director, Intern Director

Dr. Lamia Soghier

MD, MBChB, Pediatrics, Neonatology 

Dr. Lamia Soghier graduated with honors in Medicine and Surgery, (MBChB) at the University of Alexandria, Egypt.  An ardent learner and educator, she holds multiple degrees including her Master's Degree in Pediatrics, Graduate Certificate in Educational Leadership, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, ­ Graduate School of Education and Human Development, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)­ and is presently working on her Master Degree in Education at George Washington University. 

Dr. Beverley Robin is Neonatologist and Director of Pediatric Interprofessional Education and Simulation.

An accomplished educator and consummate developer, she holds multiple medical licensures, course directorships and simulation program development credentials including Simulation-based Hospital Systems Testing and TESTPILOT (Transportable Enhanced Simulation Technology for Pre-implementation Limited Operations Testing).  Dr. Robin is a fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics.

Beverley Robin

MD, MBChB, Pediatrics, Neonatology 

Craig Bryan

MBA, RN, Certified Professional Leadership & Training Coach

Craig is a passionate, experienced, life-long learner with a commitment to global performance and excellence. For 27 years Craig has expanded his clinical experience in various medical systems that include private, public, municipal and hospital-based health care systems in different geographical locations. Craig’s clinical experience includes in and out of hospital systems with specialty training and experience with trauma, pediatrics, neonates, stroke and STEMI care. Craig’s practice includes the following specialty areas: Emergency Room, fixed wing, rotor wing and ground environments with multidisciplinary teams of EMTs, Paramedics, RNs, RTs and Physicians. Craig currently holds instructor status in over 14 different programs.

Tatia Thomas-Chandler

MSN, RN Associate Dean of Academic Operations

Tatia is a results-oriented, high-energy, hands-on professional with proven leadership accomplishments in the medical industry and educational field. Highly entrepreneurial with innovative thinking, Tatia has a skilled ability to establish trusting partnerships to meet the needs of students, patients, associates, medical providers, and all customers. Tatia possesses strengths in research analysis, focused program development and implementation, time management, process improvement, customer service, quality performance, and fiscal management. Tatia demonstrates ease when collaborating with multiple disciplines while coordinating alignment efforts for goal achievement.

Chris Rock

MSN, RN, Paramedic Program Director

Chris Rock, MSN, RN, CEN has spent the last 20 years in clinical and educational settings.  His strong communication and management skills have benefited his core principals - helping others to succeed - providing an invaluable benefit to EMS, Clinical Education, and mentoring communities. Chris has applied his comprehensive understanding of critical care, emergency room and pre-hospital training to his current position as a Paramedic Program Director/EMS Training Program Manager.  Chris is responsible for overall administration of CoAEMSP/CAAHEP accredited paramedic program and Infectious Disease Control Officer (IDCO).

Capt. Mike Bolender is a decorated officer and SWAT team leader with 25 years of police force experience. Following Capt. Bolenders' involvement as Incident Commander, he developed a three-pronged approach to Active Shooter Events which no other program in the country contains, providing would be “victims” with lifesaving preventative measures, critical information and tactics along with “First Care” through his company Peaceful Warrior Training Group.  Capt. Bolender was awarded the "Excellence in Training" in 2016.

Mike Bolender

Police Captain 


Christopher Montera

MHL, BS, NR-P, CEO, Eagle County Paramedic Services

Christopher Montera holds a Master’s in Health Leadership which emphasizes population health, healthcare innovation and transformation. His career has been dedicated to service of his community with more than 32 years of experience in Paramedic Services, Public Health, and the Fire Service. He has received numerous awards for his service and was named one of the top 10 EMS Innovators of the Year in 2010 by the Journal of Emergency Medical Services and PhysioControl. 

Erin Wooldridge

Professional Film & TV Artist

Erin Wooldridge works as a professional makeup artist in Hollywood, California. She has over 20 years of experience in film and television. Her professional makeup skills range from simple beauty and glamour to airbrushing and special effects. Her skills have been seen in blockbuster films such as Anchorman, Funny People, Pineapple Express, Terminator Salvation, The Green Hornet, Real Steal, This is 40 and Identity Theft. With a life-long love of the arts, Erin studied painting in college looking for opportunities to align her natural talents with professionally produced results.  With a love of color and the process of transformation, Erin continuously expands her field through blockbuster movies and canvas. 



Moulage Expertise, Authenticated & Validated

Distinguish your moulage skills and scenario verisimilitude apart from your peers as a recognized Moulage Expert in medical-trauma simulation by earning the Moulage Certificate in Training Realism


  • Receive validated professional recognition of your specialized skill set, knowledge, abilities, understanding, and accomplishments in immersive scenarios and moulage development.

  • Confirm your commitment to continued professional development and lifelong learning.

  • Receive industry recognition for your moulage accomplishments in engaging interactive narratives that propel simulation experiences. 

  • Demonstrate your skills and specialized knowledge to shareholders, educators, practitioners and clinicians. 


  • Provides external validation of individual moulage knowledge, skills, and attitudes

  • Champions non-verbal communication in modalities that support training education

  • Strengthens patient safety efforts through support of simulation standardization and best practice

  • Promotes organizational, community, and learner confidence in the quality of training realism and scenario development

  • Improves training education through identification of best practices and recognition of participant engagement and scenario authenticity  

  • Recognizes moulage expertise in training simulation above and beyond domain expertise

  • Cultivates an environment of realism between education and clinical practice

  • Encourages performance improvement, differential diagnosis and knowledge expansion of the individual learner and training scenario through moulage modification and learner experience


As innovators in their field, Moulage Concepts in collaboration with Global Institute for Simulation Training developed the moulage certificate for simulation leaders focused on the advancement of training realism.  The Moulage Certificate has been progressed, standardized and validated by industry experts representing a wide variety of backgrounds, wound recognition and training experience.  


Developed & Presented by Bobbie Merica, CEO, Founder Moulage Concepts Inc.

Leading expert in the field of
healthcare simulation moulage.
Author: Medical Moulage - How to Make Your Simulations Come Alive

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Creating Answers to Your Training Challenges 

Moulage Concepts, serving the moulage needs of the varied simulated training communities, including Medical, Trauma, Military, Mass Casualty, Pre-Hospital, Veterinary and Epidemic/Pandemic agencies.    

Bobbie Jo Merica

Moulage Concepts Inc. CEO and Founder Bobbie Merica, has been the leader in medical moulage since 2009. Upon discovering the absence of moulage specific to a clinical/hospital setting, she developed and pioneered the first of a series of 3D moulage wounds and training workshop specific to training outcomes in clinical, veteran, police, fire, industrial, veterinary and pre-hospital simulation communities.

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