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April 27, 2009

AARC members continue to make headlines across the country—

Kevin Barrett

Peter Hendriksen

Bayyinah Sherrod

Shelley Mishoe

Daniel Polk

Shari Maas

Jack Rogers

  • Rabei Hindi comments on returning to school to be an RT in this article in the Chicago, IL, Tribune. “I definitely think health care is the best field to go into with the current economy as it is,” he was quoted as saying.

  • Kevin Barrett, Peter Hendriksen, Bradley Killion, and Bayyinah Sherrod are noted for their recent appointments to Florida Board of Respiratory Care in this article on WorkersCompensation.com.

  • Dr. Shelley Mishoe receives kudos for being selected for the American Council of Education’s 2009-2010 Fellows Program in this press release on media-newswire.com.

  • Janyth Bolden is featured for pledging 25% of her Mary Kay earnings to the American Cancer Society’s 2009 Relay for Life event in this article in the Mt. Shasta, CA, Herald. “The Relay is a great way to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, remember lost loved ones and to fight back,” says the RT, herself a cancer survivor.

  • Daniel Polk, who played college football while pursing a bachelor’s degree in RT, is featured in this article in the Wichita Falls, TX, Times Record News for being one of five players to be honored at a National Football Foundation/Dallas Gridiron Club banquet. Polk is graduating from Midwestern State University this spring. 

  • John Canty comments on his experience building a house for Habitat for Humanity in this article in the Philadelphia, PA, Inquirer.

  • Shari Maas is the go-to person for information about smoking and health in this interview on LimaOhio.com. Maas recently shared her tobacco treatment expertise at a local Minority Health Fair.

  • This inspiring article in the Hanover, PA, Evening Sun chronicles the experiences of Dale Peck and his family as they’ve coped with their son Jarrett’s rare heart condition.

Here are the latest hospitals to receive coverage for earning the AARC’s Quality Respiratory Care Recognition

  • Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center in this article in the Winter Haven, FL, News Chief.

  • La Porte Health System in this article in the Munster, IN, Times.

  • North Fulton Regional Hospital in this article on NorthFulton.com out of Georgia. "For the second year in a row our Respiratory Department as stepped up its game to ensure the delivery of high quality care to our patients," department director Jack Rogers was quoted as saying. "I am very proud of my department and staff for receiving this recognition."

And last but not least, we thought we’d share this article on medicalnewstoday.com about a study out of Baylor Medical Center in Dallas. Check it out to see mention of the AARC’s Peak Performance USA program.

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