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Lung Institute Expands with Hiring New Staff

15 Jul 2014
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Tampa, FL (July 15, 2014) –Located in Tampa, FL, the Lung Institute is a provider of stem cell therapy to treat lung disease including chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) and interstitial lung disease. With steady growth over the past year, the Lung Institute recently increased its staff, adding three new patient care coordinators, a medical records coordinator and office manager.

Prior to her appointment as a patient care coordinator, Elyse Myers held a position as a personal trainer and worked at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. In her role at the Lung Institute, Elyse takes an individualized approach to helping patients understand and fulfill their treatment needs. She holds a Master’s degree from Eastern Illinois University.

Before joining the Lung Institute staff as a patient care coordinator, Laurie Strickland was a patient care coordinator for Progressive Medical Center. Laurie works closely with patients on managing all aspects of their care including the treatment processes and protocols. She graduated from University of South Florida.

As another patient care coordinator, Raquel Wilhelm enjoys the opportunity of improve people’s health. Prior to her moving from Pittsburgh, PA, to join the Lung Institute staff, she was a schedule coordinator for the Rohrich Automotive Group. Raquel received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Robert Morris University.

Kasey Herb is now the medical records coordinator for the Lung Institute. She organizes all patient information, creating a seamless transition for patients seeking treatment. Kasey is also a student at St. Petersburg College pursuing a degree in Health Information Management and Technology.

When a patient enters the Lung Institute, he or she is warmly greeted and welcomed by the receptionist, Karli Brady. She graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in elementary education.

About the Lung Institute

At the Lung Institute, we are changing the lives of hundreds of people across the nation through the innovative technology of regenerative medicine. We are committed to providing patients a more effective way to address pulmonary conditions and improve quality of life.  Our physicians, through their designated practices, have gained worldwide recognition for the successful application of revolutionary minimally invasive stem cell therapies. With over a century of combined medical experience, our doctors have established a patient experience designed with the highest concern for patient safety and quality of care. For more information, visit our website at LungInstitute.com, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or call us today at (800) 729-3065.

* All treatments performed at Lung Institute utilize autologous stem cells, meaning those derived from a patient's own body. No fetal or embryonic stem cells are utilized in Lung Institute's procedures. Lung Institute aims to improve patients' quality of life and help them breathe easier through the use of autologous stem cell therapy. To learn more about how stem cells work for lung disease, click here.

All claims made regarding the efficacy of Lung Institute's treatments as they pertain to pulmonary conditions are based solely on anecdotal support collected by Lung Institute. Individual conditions, treatment and outcomes may vary and are not necessarily indicative of future results. Testimonial participation is voluntary. Lung Institute does not pay for or script patient testimonials.

Under current FDA guidelines and regulations 1271.10 and 1271.15, the Lung Institute complies with all necessary requirements for operation. The Lung Institute is firmly in accordance with the conditions set by the FDA for exemption status and conducts itself in full accordance with current guidelines. Any individual who accesses Lung Institute's website for information is encouraged to speak with his or her primary physician for treatment suggestions and conclusive evidence. All information on this site should be used for educational and informational use only.

As required by Texas state law, the Lung Institute Dallas Clinic has received Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval from MaGil IRB, now Chesapeake IRB, which is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP), for research protocols and stem cell procedures. The Lung Institute has implemented these IRB approved standards at all of its clinics nationwide. Approval indicates that we follow rigorous standards for ethics, quality, and protections for human research.