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Faculty Research Interests


The Department of Respiratory Care has successfully completed investigative research in areas of asthma education, distance education and polysomnography with over $1.7 million dollars of federal and local grants since 1994.


Other areas of current faculty research include

  • mechanical ventilation parameter research
  • suction/ET tube benchtop research
  • pulmonary function testing,
  • telemedicine and distance education,
  • cardiopulmonary rehabilitation,
  • inspiratory muscle strength testing,
  • positive airway pressure intervention
  • student perception of "death and dying" in patient care