Articles tagged with: AARC Members

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | March 2017

February 8, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | March 2017

Dorothy Partin Ed Fluker Becky Anderson Andrew Rowe Mary Curtis Wayne Dyott Shawna Strickland Dorothy Partin and Ed Fluker are featured in this article on the WLRN website out of Orlando, FL, for their role in a free lung clinic designed to help people with asthma. Ed started the clinic after realizing patients in his... Read more »

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AARC Member Co-Authors Safe Sleep Study in Pediatrics

January 19, 2017

AARC Member Co-Authors Safe Sleep Study in Pediatrics

Tammy Shikany and her colleagues suggest safe sleep for infants needs to be a higher priority for advertisers in a new study in Pediatrics. The American Academy of Pediatrics (APP) clearly states that extra bedding, blankets, bumper pads, pillows, stuffed animals and other toys should never be placed in the cribs of infants due to... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News | February

January 19, 2017

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | February

Lynda Glagola Jimmy McKanna Carla Conrad Lauren Pearlman Lynda Glagola has received the Mike South Award for her Lungs at Work clinic, which helps coal miners with black lung disease file disability claims, reports this article in the Washington, PA, Observer-Reporter. “I have no coal miners in my family at all,” Lynda was quoted as... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News | January

December 15, 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News | January

Mary Growtowski Leah Hendricks Mike Shoemaker Carmen Walser Debra Uhlenbrauck Darcy Ellefson Jessica MacDougall Brian Andrews explains how his Better Breathers Club is helping a 97-year-old World War II vet cope with his congestive heart failure in this article and video on the ABC-TV website out of Dallas, TX. “He’s in here Monday, Wednesday, and... Read more »

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Utah Respiratory Therapist Receives Koga Medal for Work in Ghana

December 8, 2016

Utah Respiratory Therapist Receives Koga Medal for Work in Ghana

The physicians and nurses pictured here were trained to use the Fanem CPAP machine by Trujillo and her colleagues. When a Ghanaian student named Albert Ncancer came to the U.S. to study respiratory care at Weber State University in Ogden, UT, some ten years ago, Lisa Trujillo, DHSc, RRT, didn’t know any more about the... Read more »

 

Good Press: AARC Members in the News December

November 17, 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News December

Good Press features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed Lynda Ferris This article on the Sierra Wave Media website out of California highlights Kevin Christensen’s RT department in honor of RC Week, citing the many services they offer, including pulmonary function testing, EKGs, and smoking cessation counseling. Tracy Simpson receives great RC Week... Read more »

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Good Press: AARC Members in the News November

October 27, 2016

Good Press: AARC Members in the News November

Good Press: AARC Members in the News features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed. Valerie Norwood Janet Fantazia Valerie Norwood talks about her hospital’s new body plethysmograph in this article in The Daily World out of Washington State — including its kid-friendly features. “One on-screen image has a birthday cake with candles on... Read more »

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Love Is in the Air at AARC Congress 2016

October 20, 2016

Love Is in the Air at AARC Congress 2016

Krupa and Nelson posing for their first photo as Fiancés. Ashlyn Krupa couldn’t have been more excited to have her abstract accepted to this year’s Open Forum, and sharing it with her colleagues on Monday was a big thrill for this Boise State University RT student. Little did she know the excitement wouldn’t end with... Read more »

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Dad’s Struggle with ALS Inspires Respiratory Therapy Student

October 12, 2016

Dad’s Struggle with ALS Inspires Respiratory Therapy Student

Tyler and Dewayne Garret pose for a photo together at Tyler’s white coat ceremony. Tyler Garrett was initially attracted to the respiratory care profession because he grew up with asthma as a kid. But it was his dad’s disease that really sealed the deal for him. A former law enforcement officer, Dewayne Garrett is battling... Read more »

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RSV Experience Leads Member to Be an RT

October 12, 2016

RSV Experience Leads Member to Be an RT

Olivia Ervin has come a long way since a scary bout with RSV as an infant, which ultimately put her mom on the path to becoming an RT. October is RSV Awareness Month, and for one AARC member, that has special meaning. It was December of 2002. Nikki Ervin, RRT-NPS, and her young family embarked on... Read more »

 

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