Good Press: AARC Members in the News
July 18, 2011
We have some interesting newsmakers to share in this edition–
- Bob Wolken talks about a simple alarm device he devised that helped cut aspiration pneumonia cases in half in his hospital in this video on PBS News Hour. The device alerts nurses when patients lie below 30 degrees in the bed.
- Madhuri Singal is noted for authoring a new research volume on nanoparticles and lung effects in this press release on PRNewswire. You can read more about Madhuri and her role as manager of the Respiratory Science Program at the Research Institute for Fragrance Materials, Inc. in your May 2009 issue of AARC Times.
- Bob McCoy and Cheryl Sasse share their memories of Marty Lannon, an emphysema patient who passed away in June, in this article in the Prior Lake, MN, American. More than 1,300 people turned out for the funeral to pay testament to this patient who never let his respiratory condition stand in the way of living his life.
- Justin Mason is noted for presenting a program on smoking cessation through his hospital’s Health Woman Program in this article in the Newport, AR, Independent.
- Tim Heinz, Randy DeGeus, and Anita Verner are featured for taking part in their local asthma camp for kids in this article in the Midland, MI, Daily News. Tim, who served as camp director, tells us the advanced students in his RT program at Delta College volunteered their services as well.
- Regina Baker’s family car wash is highlighted in this article in the Shore News Today out of Ocean City, NJ. Her husband Chuck runs the business while she serves as an RT at a local hospital.
- Christopher Holwey is noted for coming up with a fun card game for kids at an asthma camp in his community in this article in the Joliet, IL, Herald-News. “It was a deck of 52 cards and he talked about everything: dust mites, dander, mold, extremes in temperatures, cold and flu and even emotions,” camp coordinator Julie Edwards was quoted as saying.
- Howard Ingham IV comments on the respiratory effects of a fire burning in his part of the country in this article in the Daytona Beach, FL, News-Journal. “Any patient I see, I’m telling them to stay inside,” he was quoted as saying. “This is not a good situation for anyone.”
- Tom Fleming is noted for giving a talk on controlled breathing at his hospital in this article in the Advocate Weekly out of North Adams, MA.
- Pam Krueger is pictured in this article in the Daily Herald out of suburban Chicago about a new patient simulator just purchased by her hospital.
- Bill Rocks’ students receive kudos in this article in the Somerset County, PA, Daily American about their recent graduation ceremony. RT student Seth Hall was one of the commencement speakers.