Members in the News

 Published: June 7, 2023

By: Debbie Bunch


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June 7, 2023

AARC member Emilee Lamorena, MSc, RRT, RRT-NPS, was featured in an article in the Orange County Business Journal on the “50 People Shaping the Future of Healthcare in OC.” Read it Here

AARC member Susan Aufdenkampe, RRT, was featured in an article and video on about cystic fibrosis. Read and Watch it Here

AARC member Elizabeth Hansen, RRT, was featured in an article in the Huron Plainsman about her receipt of an Inspiring Health Scholarship from her new employer, Brookings Health System. Read it Here

AARC members Tom Jones, MEd, RRT, Tonya Cook, MEd, RRT, Leslie Walker, BS, NP-S, RN, and Theresa Gramlich, MS, RRT, were featured in an article on the UAMS website about their respiratory care department at the university. Read it Here

AARC member Mary Fairchild, RRT, RRT-NPS, was featured in an article on about a training program on neonatal care she helped to deliver to neonatal staff in St. Kitts. Read it Here

AARC member Barb Chase, CRT, was featured in an article in The Corry Journal for her recent induction as one of six new members to the Zonta Club in her community, an organization that assists battered women and their children. Read it Here

AARC member Mandy De Vries, M.S.-RCL/Ed, RRT, RRT-NPS, Director of Education, was featured in “What Is Human Metapneumovirus? CDC Reports Unusual Spike of Respiratory Virus” and a Sleepopolis article titled, “The Ultimate Guide to Box Breathing for Sleep.” She was also featured on KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News, in a segment titled, “Virus HMPV On The Rise.”  Metapneumovirus, Sleepopolis and KLTA HMPV Rise

AARC member Daniel Whitt, RRT-ACCS, NPS, was featured on The Federal Drive. Daniel shares information about the career boost given to respiratory therapists with this new position and pathway: Advanced Practice Respiratory Therapist. Read it Here

AARC member Doug Laher, MBA, RRT, CAE, CMP, FAARC, was featured on in an article titled, “Buy This Top-Rated HEPA Air Purifier on Amazon While It’s 22% Off.”  As well as WENY-TV, in a segment and online article titled, “Metapneumovirus cases on the rise this year.”, and WENTY-TV

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Debbie Bunch

Debbie Bunch is an AARC contributor who writes feature articles, news stories, and other content for Newsroom, the AARC website, and associated emailed newsletters. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling, photography, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Connect with Debbie by email or on AARConnect or LinkedIn.

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