October 11, 2021
Kenny Mendez, CEO of Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
We interviewed Kenny Mendez CEO of Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). AAFA is dedicated to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease for people with asthma and allergies through support, advocacy, and research.
October 6, 2021
Sean Pridgeon DNP, RN, CNL, EBP(CH)
Dr. Sean Pridgeon is a nurse with MU Healthcare. He has helped develop and implement evidence-based practice and nursing research programs at MU Healthcare.
September 29, 2021
Featured Guest: Michelle Castillo, BSRT, RRT COVID Relief Travel RRT
We interviewed Michelle, a COVID relief Travel
RRT, who was presently working in Miami, FL. With 10
years experienced in Respiratory Care, she has been
able to experience life and work in various hospital
settings including NICU, PICU, ER, TRAUMA, MICU,
CVICU, and is highly experienced in COVID-19 lung
September 20, 2021
Featured Guest: Carla Encarnacion, RPFT
We interviewed Carla Encarnacion, RRT, Director of Respiratory Therapy at Research Medical Center in Kansas City Missouri. She shared how she motivates, councils and keeps her team together during this pandemic.
August 30, 2021
Featured Guest: Kimberly Wins Koldoff, RPFT
We interviewed Kimberly Wins Koldoff, a respiratory
therapist at a Medical Center outside of Atlanta, Georgia. We
connected with her when she posted on LinkedIn an
emotional cry after a long shift.
Here is her message: “My shifts this weekend
confirmed my fears…Covid is indeed back. Today was one of
the most exhausting days I’ve ever worked.
I’m grieving. I’m angry. I’m scared. I’m tired. What can we do?
Please consider getting vaccinated if you haven’t already.”
August 2, 2021
Featured Guest: Holly Wilson, RPFT
Holly is a Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist. She has 30 years of experience working in pulmonary function laboratories, including Washington University School of Medicine and St Louis University Hospital in St Louis, MO, as well as The Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, NSW Australia and the Charlemont Clinic in Dublin, Ireland.
May 27, 2021
Featured Guest: Helen Venn
Helen is the Strategic Projects Manager at Vitalograph Ltd in the UK, most recently working on Vitalograph’s clinical trials product solutions including development of the new website. Helen has a background in training design, which translates to a special interest in user experience in her current role. She has worked at Vitalograph for just over 5 years. www.vitalograph.com
May 21, 2021
Featured Guest: Khaled Girgis, MD, PhD
Dr. Girgis, is a board-certified allergist and immunologist with HCA College Park Family Care Center’s in Lenexa, Kansas.
December 8, 2020
Featured Guest: Amanda Clark
Amanda Clark, President of Carolina Diagnostic Solutions of Columbia, SC. Amanda is a corporate partner and a Full-Service Dealer for Vitalograph since 2014.
August 4, 2020
Featured Guest: Michael Hess, BS, RRT, RPFT
Michael is a respiratory therapist and is currently Chronic Lung Disease Coordinator at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. He has focused on treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for the last several years, and is the project coordinator for WMed's NHLBI COPD Learn More, Breath Better subcontract in Kalamazoo. Update: Michael is now Senior Director of Public Outreach and Education for the COPD Foundation.