Good Press: AARC Members in the News
February 21, 2012
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- Staff Sgt. Erin Hyder comments about her Critical Care Air Transport Team in this article on Military.com. “It’s important that we’re here to get them from point A to point B to save their lives,” she was quoted as saying
- Lisa French is noted for taking part in a “Women in Leadership Career Seminar” for local Girl Scouts in this article in the Vernon, CT, Reminder News.
- Michael Mark explains the value of the Illinois Tobacco Quitline in this article in the Springfield, IL, State Journal-Register. “We’re smoking cessation counselors, but there are diseases associated with tobacco consumption that as a registered nurse and a registered respiratory therapist, we can talk a lot about,” he was quoted as saying.
- Donna Monteith is congratulated for receiving her hospital’s Employee of the Month award for January in this article in North Shore Today out of New Jersey. Co-worker Sylvia Simmons nominated her for the honor after Donna went the extra mile to deliver flowers to a patient discharged to a local nursing home.
- LaTrice Wilson shares her personal weight loss journey in this article in the Memphis, TN, Commercial Appeal. She lost 30 pounds and reached her goal of fitting into her wedding dress last fall.
- Cynthia White is noted for being named a member of the AARC Board of Directors in this announcement on Cincinnati.com. Cyndi represents members of the Neonatal-Pediatrics Section on the board.
- Eileen M. Censullo writes about a new federal law that will reduce mercury emissions in the air in this guest column in the Daily Times out of Delaware County, DE. “Respiratory therapists dedicated to the care of patients with lung disease are especially heartened by this landmark ‘D.C. decision’ that will translate into cleaner air right here at home,” she wrote.
- Jason Cunningham talks about a new smartphone app for EKG screens in this article and video on the WMAZ-TV website out of Macon, GA. “As soon as the EKG is done on an ambulance coming in, that EKG is transferred to the hospital. So, the cardiologist can view the EKG and make a decision even before the patient gets to the hospital,” he was quoted as saying.
- Dan Mergner is noted for winning first prize in his college’s talent competition in this article in the Reading, PA, Eagle Press. Dan rocked the house with his rendition of Bob Dylan’s “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door.”
- Karen Schell is featured for her work in Ghana in this article in the Emporia, KS, Gazette. She got involved in a medical mission there after reading about Lisa Trujillo’s work in the same country. “Ultimately, we want to go back and start a respiratory school in a big hospital,” she was quoted as saying.
- A ceremony to mark the one year anniversary of Washington State Community College educator Bob Fischer’s death is covered in this article in the Marietta, OH, Times. Program Director Rob Kinker and Respiratory Therapy Class President Jamie McGee are noted for being on hand for the ceremony. “He was loved by all those that worked with him, as well as the students that had him as an instructor,” Kinker was quoted as saying about his former colleague.
- Robert Dailey comments on a new “Commitment to a Caring Community of Dignity and Respect” program instituted for employees on his college campus in this article in UVa Today out of the University of Virginia. Robert served on the 26-member task force that developed the program.
- Cindy Soares is noted for providing tobacco cessation education at a local Indoor Run/Walk event in this article in the Rome, NY, Observer. “If I can help someone to quit smoking that’s why I’m here,” she was quoted as saying.