Good Press – August 2019

 Updated: July 31, 2019

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Good Press: Jessica Overgoner, RRT
Jessica Overgoner, RRT
Good Press: Tiffinie Thares, BS, RRT
Tiffinie Thares, BS, RRT
Good Press: Jimmy McKanna, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, RPFT
Jimmy McKanna, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, RPFT
Good Press: Sarah Brundidge, RRT, AE-C, CPFT
Sarah Brundidge, RRT, AE-C, CPFT

Jessica Overgoner, RRT, of Texas, received the 2019 CoARC research grant, which will allow her to work on a clinical study. Read more about the study at the Texas State University website.

Tiffinie Thares, BS, RRT, a respiratory therapist at St. Vincent Healthcare in Montana, was featured in a KTVQ broadcast about using a new mode of ventilation in the facility. She explains how their new NAVA ventilation works and helps their patients. Watch the broadcast.

Jimmy McKanna, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, RPFT, a respiratory therapist at Union Health in Indiana, shared his expertise with 98.5 The River radio station to explain how extreme hot weather can present extra difficulties to individuals living with chronic lung disease. Read the story.

HME News interviewed Sarah Brundidge, RRT, AE-C, CPFT, president-elect for the Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care (WSRC). Brundidge discusses her involvement with the WSRC, the main challenges respiratory therapists face, and how she plans to raise awareness of the profession. Read the story at HME News.