In the News

Good Press: AARC Members in the News

August 2, 2010

Your fellow AARC members continue to make headlines around the country—

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Rebecca Haire

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Susan Cooper

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Kath DeLorme

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Michele Baker

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Beth Hughes

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Camilla Morrow

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Richard Hinds

  • Tammie Riedel offers great advice on air quality in this radio broadcast on KCIM out of Western Iowa. Tammie’s hospital sent out the AARC’s Year of the Lungpress release on the topic, and she was asked to tape the segment as a result.
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  • Rebecca Haire is pictured in this article in South Carolina Now about her hospital’s cardiac rehab program.

  • Rebecca Rose comments on a program called “Inside Out – The Original Organ Show” in this article in the Everett, WA, Herald. The program, which she’s been presenting to schoolchildren for about ten years now, uses donated organs to illustrate the affects smoking, drugs, alcohol, and unhealthy eating can have on the body.

  • Susan Cooper is noted for helping her patient get the tests he needed in this article in the Greenwood, SC, Today. The gentleman has now been named Patient of the Year by the South Carolina Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Association.

  • Kath DeLorme comments on her hospital’s pulmonary rehabilitation program in this article in the Hernando, FL, Today. “The program enables patients to carry on with life in spite of the lung disease,” she was quoted as saying.

  • Michelle Baker writes this column on forgiveness in the Mansfield, OH, News Journal. (Stay tuned to AARC Times for more on Michelle’s moonlighting career as a newspaper columnist.)

  • Edita Almonte comments about new ventilator technology introduced in her NICU in this article on the Al-Bawaba website out of the Middle East. “We are proud to be the first UAE hospital with this new NAVA technology, especially as it is helping some of our smallest and most vulnerable patients to breathe more easily,” she was quoted as saying.

  • Beth Hughes is noted for her recent appointment to the North Dakota Tobacco Prevention and Control Advisory Committee in this article in the Bismarck Tribune. Beth was named to the nine person committee by Governor John Hoeven.

  • Camilla Morrow is featured for the special bond she has forged with a lung transplant patient in this touching article in the Laurel, MD, Leader. She’s been with the sarcoidosis patient every step of the way, from the days when she was using more than 120 tanks of oxygen a month, through the transplant that gave her a new lease on life. “We’re like sisters,” she was quoted as saying.

  • Matt VanCamp’s upcoming presentation on sleep apnea and diabetes is feature in this article in the Pittsburgh, PA, Tribune. Matt will address a diabetes support group.

  • Michael Lapsansky is noted for taking COPD patients on a cruise on Lake Michigan in this article in the Southtown Star. "This event provides patients the opportunity to engage in activities that may not otherwise be possible because of the lack of accessibility," he was quoted as saying.

  • Richard Hinds’ candidacy for school board is covered in this article in the Rochester, MN, Post-Bulletin.

  • Abigail Kinnard is noted for receiving her RT degree in this article in the Green Bay, WI, Press Gazette.

  • Joline Young is mentioned as a member of the staff in this article in the Martinsburg, WV, Journal about her sleep lab’s new location.