Good Press – January 2020

 Updated: January 22, 2020

Good Press: Henry Oh, PhD, RRT, RRT-NPS, MT(AMT), CBiol, FACSc, FRSB
Henry Oh, PhD, RRT, RRT-NPS, MT(AMT), CBiol, FACSc, FRSB
Good Press: Janisia Hutton, RRT
Janisia Hutton, RRT
Good Press: Nancy Buehrer, RRT, NCTTP, Transition Coordinator-COPD
Nancy Buehrer, RRT, NCTTP, Transition Coordinator-COPD

Henry Oh, PhD, RRT, RRT-NPS, MT(AMT), CBiol, FACSc, FRSB earned two merits of national recognition last fall. First, he was awarded the Exceptional Merit Award by the American Medical Technologists (AMT), Inc. The award recognizes activity and service to the AMT and its members at both the state and national levels. Second, Oh was named president of the Lambda Beta Society in 2019, the national honor society for respiratory therapy in the U.S. Read the Idaho State University press release.

Janisia Hutton, RRT, was featured in the Clarion Ledger for her role in helping a patient wean off a ventilator after a mystery illness left his body in need of support machines for six months. Read the full story.

Nancy Buehrer, RRT, shared her expertise on vaping with the Courier Tribune. As a nationally certified tobacco treatment provider, explained that current vaping studies are looking at how it affects the lungs, specifically epithelial cells. Read the full article.

David Swanson, RRT, RPSGT, CPFT, a supervisor at Providence Holy Family Hospital’s sleep clinic, shares his expertise with Newsday on when to see a doctor about snoring. Read the full story.

Vicki Engmark, BSRT, RRT, AE-C, CPFT, a respiratory therapist with Mille Lacs Health System, discussed the concerns with vaping with the Mille Lacs Messenger. Read the full story.