self-eTravis has been a registered respiratory therapist for 20 years and has managed respiratory care departments for 18 of them. He is currently the President of the Ohio Society for Respiratory Care and the Regional Director of Respiratory Care for Kingston Healthcare Company where he is responsible for the development and direction of quality respiratory care services at each Kingston skilled nursing facility. In this position, he has developed a second-to-none respiratory therapy consult program that boasts of reducing hospital readmission rates for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and pneumonia to well below national averages.

Travis achieved a Master of Theological and Biblical Studies degree from Winebrenner Theological Seminary and is a published author. He speaks regularly at local, state and national conferences on a variety of topics that revolve around evidenced-based respiratory care, the future of respiratory care, and building quality respiratory therapy programs in the acute and long-term care environments. He has also traveled the country giving presentations to physicians and other healthcare professionals about the diagnosis and treatment of chronic lung disease.