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Good Press: AARC Members in the News

August 14, 2009

Members continue to make news all over the country this summer—

Barry Johnson

Diana Merendino

Shelley Mishoe

Jeff Weisman

George Garcia

Will Beachey

Renne Salois


  • Barry Johnson weighs in on the debate surrounding “e-cigarettes” in this articlein the Fort Worth, TX, Star-Telegram.

  • Diana Merendino is noted for her recent appointment to the Louisiana Respiratory Care Advisory Committee in this article in the Shreveport, LA, Times. Diana was named to the position by Governor Bobby Jindal.

  • Shelley Mishoe talks about her upcoming American Council on Education fellowship in this press release on Media Newswire. The program is designed to prepare promising senior faculty and administrators for advancement in college and university administration.

  • Jeff Weisman and his company are featured in this article in DOTmed News. Jeff buys, repairs, and resells capital medical equipment.

  • George Garcia shares his passion for helping people quit smoking in this article in the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking newsletter.

  • Will Beachey comments on his program’s recognition by CoARC in this article on the CBS-TV affiliate web site out of Bismarck, ND. The program was one of only 10 in the country to achieve 90% percent success on the RRT exam for its most recent three-year graduate cohort.

  • Frank Milano shares information about a product he invented with a fellow RT in this article on another CBS-TV affiliate web site, this time in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. The “Paci Partner” helps babies find lost pacifiers.

  • Veena Erinjeri offers her support for an initiative that would raise additional funds for her hospital in this article in the Flint, MI, Journal.

  • Renne Salois is noted for helping her hospital earn accreditation for its durable home medical equipment division in this article in the Conrad, MT, Independent-Observer. (You can read more about Renne and her one woman RT department in an upcoming issue of AARC Times.)

  • Mark Maley talks about a new cardiac and pulmonary rehab center at his hospital in this article in the Pittsburgh, PA, Tribune-Review. Mark says the number of cardiac and pulmonary rehab patients nearly doubled over the past year, spurring the need for the new facility.

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