In the News

Good Press: AARC Members in the News

February 10, 2009

We have another long list of newsmakers to share—

Jennifer Ice

Mike Myers

Dian Slavens

David Vines

Bob Weidmann

Dawn Filippa

  • Greg Spindler applauds his community’s passage of a clean indoor air ordinance in this letter to the editor in the Eau Claire, WI, Leader-Telegram.

  • Cathy Bitsche is pictured in this article in the Hickory, NC, Daily Record about increasing enrollments at her college.

  • Tyler Hall gets a mention in this article in the Keokuk, IA, Daily Gate City about a bridal show attended by his fianc?e. Currently an RT student, Tyler has served with the National Guard in Iraq.

  • Jennifer Ice is noted for hosting a booth on sleep in this article in the Mt. Vernon, IL, Register-News.

  • Charlie Schneider comments on his hospital’s commemoration of American Heart Month in this article in the Fort Collins, CO, Coloradoan. “This is a great opportunity to reach out to people in our community and alert them to their personal risk factors for heart disease,” he was quoted as saying.

  • Walt Wilson is noted for giving a talk on the signs of heart disease, also in honor of American Heart Month, in this article in the Natchez, MS, Democrat

  • Mike Myers is featured for speaking on sleep apnea diagnosis and treatment in this article on the KXMB-TV web site out of Bismarck, ND.

  • This article in the Belleville, MI, Enterprise outlines the health-related committees that newly elected representative Dian Slavens will sit on in the Michigan legislature. “I am eager to put my background in the health care field to good use for the people of Michigan,” she was quoted as saying.

  • Molly Leinen is noted for giving a lecture on sleep in this article in the Fergus Falls, MN, Daily Journal

  • David Vines comments in this article in the San Antonio, TX, Express about the president of his college, who is moving on to an even bigger position in the state education system.

  • Bob Weidmann and his students are featured for educating schoolchildren about asthma in this article in the Midland, TX, Reporter-Telegram.

  • Dawn Filippa is pictured in this article in the New York Times about recent government hearings on medical helicopter safety. Dawn is chair of the AARC’s Surface & Air Transport Section.

  • Daniel Biggins is noted for delivering a talk on automated external defibrillators in this article in the Ketchum, ID, Mountain Express and Guide.

Hospitals continue to receive great coverage for earning the AARC’s Quality Respiratory Care Recognition too. Here are the latest additions—

  • Cookeville Regional Medical Center in this article in the Daily News out of Upper Cumberland, TN.

  • Outer Banks Hospital in this article in the Nags Head, NC, Outer Banks Sentinel. (Mary Kelly, Lauren Diehl, and Shelli Gates are all pictured.)

  • Providence Healthcare Network in this article in the Waco, TX, Tribune Herald.

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