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Good Press: AARC Members in the News

December 10, 2013

We have another great list of newsmakers to share —

Jennifer Shoolfield
Jennifer Shoolfield

Anna Jones
Anna Jones

Karen Schell
Karen Schell

Troy Gerrard
Troy Gerrard

  • Dennis Maid’s pulmonary rehabilitation patients will benefit from a $1500 grant from Walmart and the good news was announced in this article in North Country Now out of Potsdam, NY. The money will be used to fund educational materials.  
  • Jennifer Schoolfield talks about the new lab equipment acquired for her RT program in this article in the Lawton, OK, Constitution. "It makes us more relevant in the field," she was quoted as saying.
  • Anna Jones urges her state legislators to pass a comprehensive, statewide smoke-free law in this letter to the editor in the Corbin, KY, Times Tribune. “Every year in Kentucky, nearly 1,000 people die from the effects of secondhand smoke exposure . . . It is no longer acceptable to harm someone else with tobacco smoke,” she was quoted as saying.
  • This article in Life at SJVC documents Cheryl Stansbury’s journey from RT student to RT clinician, with lots of help along the way from Program Director William Hall and her fellow students in the California-based program.
  • Karen Schell shares the experiences her hospital had hosting one of this year’s AARC International Fellows in this article in the Emporia, KS, Gazette. “We’re excited just to have the opportunity to have him here in Emporia because only 12 cities were picked as host cities,” she was quoted as saying.
  • The AARC’s International Fellowship Program is also highlighted in this press release covering 2013 fellow, Dr. Mohamad El-Khatib from Lebanon.
  • Jose Antonio Lammoglia’s students helped out with a symposium conducted during RC Week by Michele A. Grassi’s department, and the event gave them the chance to network with area therapists about their futures in the profession. Their efforts were covered in this article on the Florida National University website.  
  • Troy Gerrard’s students have knitted more than 150 scarves for Japanese orphans affected by the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster and the volunteer work was featured in this article in the Salt Lake City, UT, Tribune. "It’s a tradition in the medical community to find opportunities to give back," Troy was quoted as saying.
  • Troy Gerrard Students
    "Troy Gerrard's students knitted these colorful scarves for Japanese orphans."

  • This article in the Dover, DE, Post welcomes Rachael Ali-Permell to her new position as respiratory care manager at a local hospital.
 
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