In the News

Good Press: AARC Members in the News

January 4, 2010

We have lots of newsmakers to share in this first Good Press edition of 2010—

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Joe Sorbello

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Lyn Harper

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Dian Slavens

  • Tammy Redasky comments on the Arizona team’s second place victory in the Sputum Bowl in this article in the Arizona Daily Star. Team members include Samantha Preihs, Jamie Ryan, and Brian Murphy.
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  • Joe Sorbello is noted for taking part in an open session on asthma in this article in the Auburn, NY, Citizen. “I want to make a difference in even one child's or parent's life,” he was quoted as saying. “The proper use of knowledge is very powerful.”

  • Rick Sells receives kudos for being one of only 11 RTs to receive Life Membership from the North Carolina Society for Respiratory Care in this article in the Winston-Salem, NC, Journal.

  • Cynthia Felix comments on an Asthma Wellness Day she headed up in her community in this article in the Imperial Valley, CA, Weekly.  “It’s a day for families . . . to come learn more about asthma, how to take care of their family, avoid triggers,” she was quoted as saying.

  • Lyn Harper is noted for taking part in a workshop on asthma in this article on Westchester.com out of Westchester County in New York.

  • Mike O’Brien comments on health care reform in this article in the Boston, MA, Globe. “I’m hoping it will make things better, provide more coverage for more people, and help secure my job and the jobs of other health care workers,’’ he was quoted as saying.

  • Michigan State Representative Dian Slavens applauds the statewide smoking ban that will go into effect on May 1 in her state in this article on hometownlife.com. “I worked as a respiratory therapist for more than 20 years and can tell you without a doubt that smoking kills,” she was quoted as saying.

  • Betsy Thomason is noted for an upcoming talk on “Effective Breathing” in this article on NorthJersey.com.

  • Jerry McGlothen talks about sleep and health in this article in the Dayton, OH, Daily News. “Sleep affects so many parts of your life that people don’t think about,” he was quoted as saying.

  • Jean Joseph is noted for being named administrator of a nursing home in this article in the Asbury Park, NJ, Press. “We use a team approach that helps ensure everyone gets enough rest, lots of support and full credit for a job well done,” he was quoted as saying. “This makes a better work environment and a better home for residents.”