SCSRC Awards 2019

Congratulations to the Respiratory Care Services Department of Prisma Health – Upstate on receiving the 2019 Department of the Year award. Dr. Jerry Alewine, president-elect for the SCSRC presented the award to Holly Williams, MHA, RRT, Director of Respiratory Care Services, during their Respiratory Care Week activities.   Congratulations to Sherry Gordon on receiving the Leadership Practitioner of the Year Award for 2019! The award was presented by Dr. Jerry Alewine during Respiratory Care Week celebration at Self Regional Healthcare. … Read more

SCSRC 2019 Election Results

The 2019 SCSRC Election results are in and are as follows: President Elect –Tarisha Latimer BS, RRT-NPS, RCP Secretary –Vanessa Dixon, MPH, RRT, RCP Delegate — Suzi Westmoreland, RRT-NPS, RCP Coastal Junior Director –Janice Quinn, BSRT, RRT, RCP Midlands Junior Director –Valentina “Tina” Archer, BGS, CRT, RCP Pee Dee Junior Director — Allan Dunphy, II, RRT-NPS, CPFT, RCP Piedmont Junior Director –Janet Carter, BSRT, RRT, RCP Congratulations to all those who have been elected! These positions take effect January 1, … Read more


Newberry College BSRT Grads 6-12-2019

Newberry College recently conferred degrees upon its inaugural class of graduates in the Respiratory Therapy online degree-completion program.

Nine students became the first to earn their bachelor’s degrees in the degree-completion program that was launched in January 2018. The graduates received their degrees at the College’s spring commencement, held May 4 at Eleazer Arena on the Newberry campus.

“This first class of Respiratory Therapy graduates are well-equipped to excel in this fast-growing, critical field,” said Dr. Jerry Alewine, chair of the Department of Respiratory Therapy. “We are so proud of what they have accomplished in earning their baccalaureate degree and pleased to be able to offer a program that allows working professionals to complete their degree and still manage the demands of work, home and family.”


The SCSRC 47th Annual Conference Has Concluded

Many thanks to the attendees, speakers, and exhibitors who helped make the SCSRC 47th Annual Conference a huge success. Your participation was invaluable. Beginning with the Preconference on the September 4th, through the closing remarks on September 7th, the SCSRC Annual Conference provided 4 days of learning, networking, and fun for all of those who attended. A special thanks to the SCSRC Program Committee for all their hard work in planning and organizing the conference. The SCSRC hopes to see … Read more

SCSRC 2018 Awards and Scholarships Announced!

The SCSRC Board and Scholarship Committee are excited to announce the 2018 Awards and Scholarships. Thank you to all who applied this year, as we recognize your commitment to the profession and your education. Awards will be formally given to the recipients at the annual business meeting at lunchtime on Wednesday Sept. 5, 2018 at the SCSRC Annual Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC where we hope you will join us in congratulating the following award recipients: 2 Trish Blakely Higher … Read more