Curriculum Vitae

PROFESSIONAL

Leadership

  • President, Ohio Society for Respiratory Care (OSRC), 2017-2018.
  • President-Elect, OSRC, 2016.
  • Vice President, OSRC, 2014-2015.
  • By-Laws Committee Chair, OSRC, 2014-Present.
  • OSRC District Director, Northwest Ohio, 2012-2013.
  • Regional Director of Respiratory Care, Quality Assurance Team, Kingston Healthcare Company, Toledo, OH, 2013-Present.
    • Designed and successfully implemented evidenced-based, protocol-driven respiratory disease management program.
    • Implemented and direct successful respiratory care departments at key Kingston rehabilitation facilities.
    • Successfully and continually improve the quality of respiratory care to decrease return-to-hospital rates below state and national averages for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and pneumonia.
    • Adopt and implement successful respiratory therapeutic technology and train nurses and respiratory therapists how to use it successfully.
    • Market our respiratory programs to physicians in acute and long-term acute care facilities.
    • Improve and sustain the overall quality of care provided at Kingston facilities as a member of Kingston’s quality assurance team.

Public Speaking

  •  US Wellness, Germantown, MD, 2010-2013.
    • Spirometry & Diagnosing COPD
  • FOCUS Publications & Conferences, Inc., Rhinebeck, NY, 2015, 2017.
    • Respiratory Therapists in Skilled Nursing Facilities: Good for Patients and Good for Readmissions
    • The Need & The Opportunity for Respiratory Care in Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Fisher & Paykel, East Tamaki, New Zealand, 2016.
    • Nasal High Flow & COPD Management
  • Kingston Healthcare Company, Toledo, OH, 2013-Present.
    • COPD Management
    • Spirometry & COPD
    • Nasal High Flow & COPD Management

Management

  • Mercy Hospital of Tiffin, Tiffin, OH, 2006-2013.
  • Marion General Hospital, Marion, OH, 2001-2006.
  • American Homepatient, Mansfield, OH, 2000-2001.
  • Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster, NH, 1999-2000.
  • Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky, OH 1996-1999.

PUBLICATIONS

  • “A Failure Mode and Effects Analysis of the MetaNeb in an Acute Care Hospital Setting,” White Paper. Hill-Rom, 2013.
  • “Asthma Attack eGuide: Take Control in 36 Easy Steps,” Kindle Direct Publishing, 2011.
  • “Bracing for the Future: How the Respiratory Care Profession Can Adapt to the Healthcare Crisis,” Focus Journal, September/October 2007.
  • “Achieving Excellence,” Advance for Respiratory Care Practitioners, June 12, 2006.

EDUCATION

  • Master of Arts in Theological & Biblical Studies, Winebrenner Theological Seminary, Findlay, OH, 2005.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, OH, 1999.
  • Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Therapy Technology, North Central State College, Mansfield, OH, 1996.

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner
    • Ohio State Respiratory Care Board, License No. 6926, 1996-Present.
    • New Hampshire Respiratory Care Professional Governing Board, License No. 0702, 1999-2001.
    • Indiana Professional Licensing Agency-Respiratory Care Committee, License No. 30008551A, 2013-Present.
    • New Mexico Respiratory Care Board, License No. 3882, 2017-Present
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist, National Board for Respiratory Care, 1996-Present.
  • Green Belt & Change Acceleration/Workout (Six Sigma Concepts) Certification, Catholic Health Partners, 2012.
  • Basic Life Support Instructor, American Heart Association, 2014-Present.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  • Managerial Excellence Award, Mercy Tiffin Hospital, 2007.