Claire Aloan, MS, RRT-NPS, FAARC is an Associate Professor and Interim Program Director of the Department of Respiratory Therapy Education at SUNY Upstate Medical University and an Adjunct Professor in the MSRC program at Canisius College. At Canisius she teaches RES 618: Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation and serves as a project advisor for ALH 689 and ALH 699. Ms. Aloan has held positions of Director of Respiratory Care services at Rochester Regional Heath, Clinical Specialist for Masimo Corporation, Manager of Clinical Services Division at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, and Director of Cardiopulmonary Services at Samaritan Health System. She has also held faculty positions at Onondaga Community College and Hudson Valley Community College. Ms. Aloan has received several professional awards, including the AARC Management Section Practitioner of the year in 2007. Ms. Aloan has been active in the AARC and has held numerous elected positions in the NYSSRC, including President, AARC Delegate, and member of the Board of Directors.