The California Society for Pulmonary Rehabilitation (CSPR) is a nonprofit organization, conceived in 1986 and incorporated in 1990 after several years of networking and planning by pulmonary rehabilitation health care professionals in California. The CSPR also welcomes Out-of-State members.
This State Society is comprised of Physicians, Respiratory Care Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Exercise Physiologists, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, as well as other health care professionals.
Goals of CSPR:
provide an environment for networking among professionals caring for the complex needs of pulmonary patients.
provide educational opportunities to improve knowledge and skills for clinical practice and research applications.
promote and support guidelines for pulmonary rehabilitation programs.
promote awareness of pulmonary health and rehabilitation for the patient, community, and health care professional.
work closely with other professional organizations to promote common interests.
nurture development and enhance the professional image of practitioners working with pulmonary patients.
publicize and promote National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week.
Meet our Board of Directors
State President: Lynn McCabe Northern President: Aimee Kizziar Southern President: Araceli Farias 2018 Co-Conference Chair: Aimee Kizziar and Lisa Smith State Secretary: Missy Von Luehrte Treasurer: Lisa Smith Education: Sherry Harrington Clinical Practice:Vacant Membership & Website: Leslie Rusinak Historian: Doranne Donesky, RN, PhD, NP