Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Northwest Hospital Clinical Educator Recognized by the American Lung Association of Maryland

Lee Chiat, clinical educator for the Respiratory Therapy department at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, has been awarded the American Lung Association of Maryland’s 2008 Distinguished Service Award in the field of Lung Health. The award celebrates the individual who has made an impact in furthering the American Lung Association’s mission to prevent lung disease and promote lung health.

Chiat was recognized for his volunteer work in lung health education. He routinely organizes community events in which lung health experts discuss the latest findings and care trends in their field, and he also runs seminars on lung disease topics for the staff at Northwest Hospital.

Northwest Hospital
is a member of LifeBridge Health, a regional health organization, which includes Sinai Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Jewish Convalescent & Nursing Home, and related subsidiaries and affiliates.

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