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Douglas S. Gardenhire, EdD, RRT-NPS, FAARC

Chair and Clinical Associate Professor, Governor’s Teaching Fellow    
Education

Doctorate of Education, Occupational Studies
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Masters of Science, Teacher Education
Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas

Bachelors of Health Science
Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

Associate of Applied Science, Respiratory Therapy
Labette Community College, Parsons, Kansas

Biography

Research

  • Aerosol Medicine, Pharmacology, Pulmonary Trends in Healthcare Careers, and Correlation of Student Achievement.

Professional Service Activities

  • American Association for Respiratory Car Abstract Review Committee
  • American Respiratory Care Foundation Review Committee
  • Respiratory Care Journal, Manuscript Review Committee
  • Internet Journal of Allied Health and Practice Review Committee
  • Accreditation Site Visitor, Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care

 Awards and Honors

  • 2006 Allen DeVilbiss Technology Paper Award. American Respiratory Care Foundation
  • 2009-2010 Scholar Fellow, Center for Teaching and Learning, Georgia State University

Selected Publications

  • Chapter Author, Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th ed., Airway Pharmacology, 2017, Mosby, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Author, Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 9th ed., 2016, Mosby, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Co-Author, Workbook for Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 9th ed., 2016, Mosby, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Gardenhire, DS. Student Health and Immunizations: Recommendations for Clinical Placement. The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice, 2015, 13(4), ISSN 1540-580X. (Refereed)
  • Alasmari A, Gardenhire DS. Respiratory Therapy Students’ Perceptions of Effective Teaching Characteristics of Clinical Instructors at an Urban University, Respiratory Care Education Annual, 2015; 24:11-18. (Refereed)*
  • Chapter Author, Respiratory Care Clinical Lab Competency Manual, Airway Pharmacology, 2014, Mosby, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Chapter Author, Respiratory Care Clinical Lab Competency Manual, Delivery of Aerosol Drug Therapy, 2014, Mosby, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Gardenhire, D.S., Ari, A., Hess, D., Myers, T.R. A Guide to Aerosol Delivery Devices for Respiratory Therapists. 3rd Ed. 2013 American Association for Respiratory Care, Irving, TX.

Selected Presentations

  • American Association for Respiratory Care International Congress November 2015;
  • Moderator, “Patient Focused Aerosol Therapy in Critical Care,”  Tampa, FL.
  • American Association for Respiratory Care International Congress November 2015;
  • Moderator, “Patient Focused Aerosol Therapy in Adults,” Tampa, FL.
  • 15th Annual Triad Pulmonary Conference, April 2015, “Aerosol Pharmacology Review,” Winston-Salem, NC.
  • South Carolina Society for Respiratory Care 2014 43rd Annual Conference, September 2014, “2014 Update on Pulmonary Pharmacology,” Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care 2014 Eastern Pennsylvania Regional Conference, April 2014, “Current and Emerging Technology in Aerosol Medicine,” King of Prussia, PA.
  • American Association for Respiratory Care Summer Forum 2013, Invited speaker, July 2013; “Flipping Your Classroom,” Orlando, FL.
  • American Association for Respiratory Care Summer Forum 2013, Invited speaker, July 2013; “Flipping Techniques in Action: Inspired Teaching in RC,” Orlando, FL.

Memberships

  • American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)
  • Coalition on Baccalaureate and Graduate Respiratory Therapy Education (CoBGRTE)

Service

  • Chair, Academic Affairs Committee
  • Coalition on Baccalaureate and Graduate Respiratory Therapy Education (CoBGRTE)  Accreditation Taskforce
  • GSU/Perimeter College Merger: Gen Ed Committee
  • Respiratory Care Education Annual Editorial Board Member

Awards and Honors

  • 2016 Alpha Eta, National Honor Society for Healthcare Professionals
  • 2013 William and Allene Guthrie Van Meter Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award. Labette Community College Foundation
  • 2012 Educator of the Year, American Association for Respiratory Care