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28 Nov

4 COPD Questions for Dr. Meilan Han

As medical director of the Women’s Respiratory Health Program at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and an investigator for the COPDGene study and the Subpopulations and Intermediate Outcome Measures In COPD study, Meilan Han, MD, MS, is intimately familiar with the needs of the COPD population. She addressed many of those concerns during… Read more »

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21 Nov

Special COPD Broadcast: “Remembering Leonard”

Leonard Nimoy, 1931-2015 During the month of November, PBS is airing a special film: “Remembering Leonard.” This film looks at the life and legacy of Leonard Nimoy and his battle with COPD. The documentary was produced and directed by Nimoy’s daughter, Julie, and son-in-law, David Knight. Nimoy, best known for playing the role of Spock in… Read more »

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20 Nov

Special COPD Broadcast

Veteran journalist Ted Koppel with wife Grace Anne Dorney Koppel. To help further awareness of COPD, CBS will air a special segment on Sunday, Nov. 26, 9 a.m. EST as part of its CBS Sunday Morning series. The broadcast is hosted by veteran journalist Ted Koppel, who has a unique tie to this topic as… Read more »

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15 Nov

Reasons to Give: Support the ARCF this #GivingTuesday

Today is the day! Nov. 28 is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving and a great chance to support the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF). As a 501c3 nonprofit organization, the ARCF is dedicated to promoting respiratory health through research, education, and patient-focused philanthropic activities in respiratory care. Make a Donation Today to the ARCF… Read more »

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14 Nov

SPOTY Spotlight: Justin Misuraca

In continuing our Specialty Practitioner of the Year (SPOTY) Spotlight series, this month we’re learning more about our Transport SPOTY: Justin Misuraca , BS, RRT, RRT-NPS. A career without limits Justin Misuraca , BS, RRT, RRT-NPS was named 2017 Specialty Practitioner of the Year for the Transport Specialty Section. “I am blessed to have a… Read more »

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07 Nov

NBRC Seeks Your Input on the Continuing Competency Program

The National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) has a responsibility to credential holders to guarantee the quality and recognition of the credentials they earn, and they achieve this through the Continuing Competency Program (CCP). The NBRC regularly evaluates its efforts to support continuing competence. To do this, they invite recently credentialed therapists to participate in… Read more »

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