Kathleen Smith-Wenning, MA, RRT-NPS, CPFT

Kathleen Smith-Wenning, MA, RRT-NPS, CPFT has been Adjunct Professor at Canisius College for 2 years and serves as a project advisor for ALH 689 and ALH 699. Ms. Smith-Wenning has more than 20 years of experience working within multi-cultural communities and is devoted to the care of the medically underserved. Her diverse experience spans both the health and social sciences. Ms. Smith-Wenning was Program Director for the Respiratory Care Programs at Rutgers School of Health Professions, Newark and currently teaches courses in anthropology at Middlesex County College and Monmouth University. Blending both of her worlds, Kathy is working on a Zapoteco language awareness project for healthcare providers in New Brunswick, NJ. Ms. Smith-Wenning is an active volunteer and member of the U.S. Board of Oaxaca Streetchildren Grassroots, an organization dedicated to the education of 600 of the poorest children in the City of Oaxaca, México. She is also a volunteer child advocate for refugee children at the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, NYC.