We have another great list of newsmakers to share—
Catherine Kenny's student
Lisa Trujillo is featured for her ongoing humanitarian work in Ghana in this article in the Ogden, UT, Standard-Examiner. She’s taking another group of health care students and professors to the country in May.
Michael Ray is noted for receiving a commendation from the local police department for his work as a volunteer reserve officer in this article in the Corsicana, TX, Daily Sun.
Teri Davis writes about the importance of following federal laws on air quality in this article in the Arizona Republic. “People moved here for the quality of the desert air to help with their lung disease,” she says. “Our air quality has diminished greatly with increased population and the direct negative effects upon our environment.”
Teresa Summe describes her pediatric asthma health program in this local TV news segment out of Fort Myers, FL—
Charles Broderick is noted for giving a talk on respiratory health in this article in the Arizona Daily Star.
Catherine Kenny comments in this article in the News-Herald out of Northern Ohio about a job fair for health care students. "The economy is still tight, but the hiring trends are telling us there will be a huge increase in demand for trained health-care specialists with the expansion of hospitals, urgent care, home care and diagnostics," she was quoted as saying.
Amy Owens talks about an upcoming medical mission to Haiti being sponsored by her hospital in this HealthWatch broadcast on the CBS affiliate out of Columbus, GA —
Dana Strollo and Lauren Furnkase are featured for presenting an abstract at the 2010 AARC Congress in Las Vegas in this article on the Youngstown State University website. Program director Teresa Volsko says their study on “Effect of Signal Loss on Respiratory Rate Recording with a Clinical Oxygen Dose Recorder” has “definite potential for development of a full manuscript.”
Stacey Zell is noted for giving a talk on sleep in this article in the Faribault, MN, Daily News.
Lynda Ferris comments on the amazing progress made by one of her pulmonary rehab patients in this article in the Oneida, NY, Daily Dispatch. “He is an inspiration to us all,” she says of Lee Hansen, who rode his bike 32 miles in the Livestrong Challenge last August just three weeks after completing the program.
Robert Fishwick’s confirmation for another term on his state’s Respiratory Care Practitioners Governing Board is highlighted in this article in the Concord, NH, Monitor.
Courtney Maples and Cheyenne Forman comment on the brand new allied health building housing their RT program in this article in the Natchez, MS, Democrat. “We will have piped in oxygen and a $75,000 PFT machine,” Cheyenne was quoted as saying. (Stay tuned to AARC Times for more on this state-of-the-art facility.)
Sam Connon is noted for speaking on allergies and asthma at an upcoming Health Fair in this article on MLive.com out of Michigan.