Good Press: AARC Members in the News – June 2016

 Updated: June 27, 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed.

Donna Hawk
Donna Hawk
Danny Van Ranken AARC Good Press
Danny Van Ranken
Dr. Robert Joyner
Dr. Robert Joyner

Donna Hawk explains how people with health conditions can avoid problems during air quality alerts in this article and video on the Western Mass News TV station website. “We want them to avoid high exercise during times of the highest concentrations and the highest heat,” she was quoted as saying.

Danny Van Ranken receives kudos for being named the Nebraska Society’s Respiratory Therapist of the Year in this article in the Kearney, NE, Hub. Danny was nominated by Jill Sand, director of RC at a local community college and Nebraska Society president.

Dawn Adili-Khams talks about her organization’s asthma camp for kids in this article in the Cape Gazette out of Delaware. Dawn attended the camp as a kid, and now her 12-year-old son is a camper there too.

Beth Ann Patterson offers some great information about her stop smoking class in this article in the Sauk Prairie Eagle out of Baraboo, WI. “We work with each class participant to tailor the method of quitting to their specific habits and needs,” she was quoted as saying.

What’s it like to reenroll at Stanford University after 40 years in RT? Bob King shares his experience in this article on ozy.com. “I left Stanford to do something, to help someone,” he was quoted as saying. ”But now, I’m in a better place by my being here.”

Adriana Rangel has won her college’s 2016 Kendall Service Award, an honor bestowed on a faculty member who has gone above and beyond in supporting student success, reports this article in Delmarva Now out of Maryland. “Professor Rangel is a wonderful part of our faculty,” Dr. Robert Joyner, associate dean and RT program director, was quoted as saying.

Jill Levin and Aaron Hamblin’s Respiratory Therapy Clinic is the topic of this article on the DIVDSHub website.  “Our hope is that with proper education we can help improve quality of life for chronic patients and decrease exacerbations,” Jill was quoted as saying.