Good Press: AARC Members in the News August features AARC members who were recently noted, quoted and interviewed.
Holly Tull talks about infant CPR instruction for parents and other caregivers in this article and video on the CBS-TV website out of Yakima, WA. “We want to make sure that they have some reassurance that they’re doing the right things right,” she was quoted as saying. “The more things that we can do proactively, we can keep the kids safer.”
Leonardo Escobar’s recent promotion to respiratory therapy director at his hospital is covered in this article in the Tampa Bay, FL, NTimes.
Tom Anderson explains why he loves teaching kids about the cardiopulmonary system in this article in the Walla Walla, WA, Union-Bulletin about a booth his hospital sponsored at a county fair. “It’s so fun to watch kids as their eyes light up,” he was quoted as saying. “They can read all about this stuff, but it’s like going to see the Grand Canyon in person — you step out and realize, ‘This is so much bigger than it seemed in the pictures!’”
Kevin Yake talks about the black lung services his company offers miners in this article on the NBC-TV website out of Casper, WY. “We’re providing in-home at no cost to the miner pulmonary rehab for the treatment of black lung”, he was quoted as saying.
Paula Hukill is noted for her role in testing people for sleep disorders in this article in the Plainview, TX, Herald.
Kelli Mallatt shares great information about her hospital’s cardiac rehab program in this article and video in the Neosho, MO, Daily News. “We’re here to help the heart recover,” she was quoted as saying.
Jennifer Watts was on a three member transport team that flew an infant with a heart defect so rare that only one physician on the other side of the country would be able to repair it, reports this press release on Yahoo.com. Her main role: continuously monitoring the infant’s ventilator needs and ensuring appropriate levels of medical oxygen and medical air.
Russell Graeff’s candidacy for the state senate in South Dakota is announced in this article in the Mitchell, SD, Daily Republic. If elected, he says he’ll “support common sense K-12 public education funding, tax fairness, ending the corruption in state government, a return to a two-party system and balance in state government.”