Good Press: AARC Members in the News
April 25, 2011
We have another great list of newsmakers to share–
Seminole State College
- Sarah Schroeder is pictured giving a nebulizer treatment in this article in the Wausau, WI, Daily Herald about the stability of health care jobs.
- Ken Bryson, Rey Bell, Brad Franklin, Amber Contreras, Michael Sheahan, and Dr. Richard Sheldon are all noted for their role in helping to ensure their RT program received Continuing Accreditation from CoARC in this article in the San Bernardino, CA, Press-Enterprise. “The many hours of dedicated work of the faculty and staff are to be commended,” June Yamamoto, the college's dean of Career Education and Human Development, was quoted as saying.
- Pam Parish talks about the impact of high sulfur dioxide levels in her community in this video on KCEN-TV out of Beaumont, TX—
- Shawna Strickland provides great tips on minimizing spring allergies in this article in the Columbia, MO, Daily Tribune. “The important thing is that you are evaluated by your doctor just to make sure that the allergy medication you’re using is appropriate,” she was quoted as saying.
- Dale Cwynar is noted for giving a talk on sleep apnea at a community meeting in this article in the Dubuque, IA, Telegraph Herald.
- Joe Whitlock is featured for participating in a Civil War reenactment in this article in the Global News out of Canada. “I’m trying to understand the soldier, North and South,” he was quoted as saying. “I’m not glad we stood up for slavery—that’s just stupid. But I want to know what happened, and the men who died.”
- Richard Webb is noted for hosting a radio show on CPAP in this article on the Digital Journal website.
- Mary Jane Luke explains how shift work can affect sleep in this video on the ABC affiliate out of Syracuse, NY, about recent reports on air traffic controllers falling asleep on the job—
- Trisha Miller comments on her students’ annual Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis in this article on the CBS affiliate website out of Morehead City, NC.
- K.C. Klinger is noted for encouraging one of her multiple sclerosis patients to consider participating in the MS 150, a biking event for MS patients, in this article in the Houston, TX, Chronicle. The man is now getting ready for the event with his four man team, which he has dubbed “Miracles in Progress.”
- Julie Nelson talks about her own battle with spring allergies in this article in the Indianapolis, IN, Star. “I still do all of the things I want to do,” she was quoted as saying. “I’m just more congested by the time I’m done.”
- Students from Mark Carey’s and Michael Santiago’s RT program are noted for being named VoLUNGteers of the Week by the American Lung Association of Florida in this article on the Seminole State College website. The students, who have dubbed themselves the “Asthma Assassins,” were honored for visiting elementary schools to host the Open Airways for Schools Program.
- Jo Lloyd talks about a community outreach program sponsored by her sleep apnea company in this article in the NC Tech News out of North Carolina. “A lot of people think only overweight people have the potential for sleep apnea, but that’s not true, although obesity is considered to be one of many risk factors,” she was quoted as saying.
- Jamie Bute is noted for being one of four staff members at her college to be honored with a President’s Award in this article in the Courier out of Waterloo, IA. Jamie was recognized for her willingness to embrace technology and serve as a role model and mentor for new faculty.
- Amy Schwarz receives kudos for wining a gold medal in Collegiate Medical Terminology at the Pennsylvania Health Occupation Students of America conference in this article in the Connellsville, PA, Daily Courier.
- Erin Haustveit is noted for speaking at a Kiwanis Club meeting about efforts to raise funds for new pulmonary function equipment at her hospital in this article in the Jamestown, ND, Sun.