Cannulas, catheters, and a variety of masks are featured, along with oxygen therapy pioneers.
Click here to listen to an audio interview of Dr. Barach by Dr. Tom Petty, released by Breon Laboratories in 1979: “Perspectives In Pulmonary Medicine: Dr. Alvan Barach” : https://perf2ndwind.org//www/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Alvan_Barach.mp3
*conducted early research on ARDS.
*pioneered studies in ambulatory oxygen.
*advocated for spirometry programs for early detection of COPD.
*founded the Association of Pulmonary Program Directors (APD).
*served as founding Chairman of the National Lung Health Education Program (NLHEP).
*founded a quarterly newsletter, Lung Cancer Frontiers.
*participated on numerous boards of professional associations and medical societies.
*served on on numerous editorial boards, including serving as Associate Editor of Respiratory Care.
*received numerous awards and honors throughout his career including being named an AARC Fellow (FAARC) in 1999, recipient of the Dr. Charles Hudson Award in 2004, and recipient of the AARC’s highest honor, the Jimmy A. Young Medal in 2003.
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