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: Aimee Kizziar Immediate Past President: Lynn McCabe Northern region President: Missy Von Luehrte Southern region President: Vacant State Secretary: Missy Von Luehrte Treasurer: Lisa Smith Education: Sherry Harrington Membership & Website: Leslie Rusinak and Susan Taylor Historian: Doranne Donesky Clinical Practice: Vacant
Meet our Advocacy Group MAC Liaison: Lana Hilling and Aimee Kizziar MAC Resource Group (MRG) member: Lisa Smith and Alisha Enochs DOTH 2018 & 2019: Missy Von Luehrte Meet our 2019 Conference Committee Conference Co-Chairs: Aimee Kizziar and Lisa Smith Exhibitor Liaison: Angela Coburn and Maria Correa-Baylon Speaker Liaison: Missy Von Luehrte Brochure: Veronica Encarnacion Audio/Visual: Leslie Rusinak Web Designer: Susan Taylor