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Interprofessional Team


Promotes synergistic collaboration among all health-care professionals in order to enhance the care of patients with respiratory/cardiac disorders in a variety of settings with a focus on leadership, education, research, and communication.

Professions include, but are not limited to: Registered Nurses, Respiratory Care Practitioners, Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Pharmacists, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physicians’ Assistants, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, and Sleep Technologists.

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As a NetWork member, you're welcome to join your NetWork Steering Committee calls. If interested in joining an upcoming call, please contact  Michelle Kosobucki, and she will be happy to share access information.

2020 Interprofessional Team NetWork Steering Committee Call Dates:

  • Tuesday, May 12: 3:00-4:00 PM CT
  • Thursday, September 24: 3:00-4:00 PM CT


Kristina Ramirez, RRT, MPH
Liaison: CHEST 2020 Scientific Program Committee



Steering Committee

Robert Baeten, II, PA-C, DSc
Brian Carlin, MD, FCCP
Max Eskelson, RRT, FCCP
Mary Jo Farmer, MD, PhD, FCCP
Megan Llamas, RRT
Munish Luthra, MD, MBBS, FCCP
Brandy McKelvy, MD, FCCP
Wayne Soong, MD, MS, FCCP
Alexander Sy, MD, MBA, FCCP

Fellow-in-Training Member

Justin K Lui, MD

Ex Officio Member

David Unkle, APRN-BC, MSN, FCCP

Staff Liaison

Michelle Kosobucki