Lynida Jo Harper, MPA, BSRT, RRT, AE-C
Last updated: May 2023
Lyn Harper, MPA, BSRT, RRT is the Director of Respiratory Care at White Plains Hospital in White Plains, NY. In this role, Lyn has been instrumental in implementing a comprehensive COPD education process hospital-wide. She is responsible for leading the COPD team that trains patients to manage their COPD through medication, lifestyle adjustments, recognition of flare-ups, and regular visits to their Pulmonologist.
Lyn has many years of diverse and varied experience in critical care and respiratory disease management in various positions. She is also a Certified Smoking Cessation instructor. As such she is the coordinator of the employee smoking cessation program that provides employees the tools and resources they need to successfully quit and live a longer, healthier life.
In addition, she currently serves as an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY, which is part of the State University of New York system. Instilling a passion and desire for the rapidly evolving field of Respiratory Care in others brings her great satisfaction.
Lyn received her Master’s degree from Marist College and her bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Care from Upstate Medical University.
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