Mizzou RT Earns Recognition at State Meeting

Mizzou Respiratory Therapy faculty and students earned recognition at the 2018 Missouri Society for Respiratory Care State Meeting.

Monica Schibig is the 2018 recipient of the Craig A. Ziegelbein Service Award. “The award honors an individual who over a long and sustained period has contributed to the advancement  and support of the respiratory therapy community in the State of Missouri. The award is named for Craig A. Ziegelbein, who through his position as sales representative for Tri-anim, was respected for his dedication to his job, his organizational skills, his leadership, his good humor, and commitment to taking care of his customers.”

Min Au Jong: First year student in the Respiratory Therapy program; named as one of two student liaisons to the American Association for Respiratory Care from the state of Missouri for 2018-2019. Student liaisons hold non-voting positions on the Missouri Society for Respiratory Care Board of Directors. Student liaisons also attend the House of Delegates meetings at the American Association for Respiratory Care international congress.

Wei Jun (“Dan”) Ong: Second year student in the Respiratory Therapy program; student intern with the Missouri Society for Respiratory Care. Dan also won the John Rogers Memorial Scholarship for his paper, “Ethics of Care: Budget Issues of Palliative and End of Life Care for Patients with Chronic Diseases.” (no photo available)

Curt Lenz: First year student in the Respiratory Therapy program; presented: “Winded Warriors: Iraq and Afghanistan War Lung Injury” during the meeting’s student session.

 

Sara Parker is Chair, John Rogers Scholarship committee

Jenny Keely is treasurer for the Missouri Society for Respiratory Care

Linda Weems is Director-at-Large for the Missouri Society for Respiratory Care