Littauer’s Barb Deluca, RRT-NPS appointed to state board
Gloversville NY — Nathan Littauer announced today that their Cardio-Pulmonary Supervisor Barbara DeLuca, RRT-NPS. has been appointed to serve on State Board for Respiratory Therapy which is the advisory board to the Board of Regents. The board’s focus is on public protection in the healthcare arena. Barbara was appointed by the Board of Regents for a term to begin November 1, 2012. “We are very proud of Barbara’s accomplishments as a professional, a manager, a clinician and most importantly as a caregiver.” stated Cheryl McGrattan Hospital Spokesperson who added, “She will be a huge asset toNew York State’s Education Department.” Ms. DeLuca will remain in her role at the hospital as well.
According to Sarah Benson from the New York State Department of Education, Barbara “brings extensive hands-on and supervisory experience to the board, serving since 2004 as the Cardiopulmonary Supervisor at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville,NY.” She added Barbara has, “wide-ranging experience as a Respiratory Therapist” concluding, “I know that Barbara will be a wonderful addition to the board, and look forward to her involvement and contributions.
The State Board for Respiratory Therapy’s purpose is to assist the Board of Regents and the Educational Department on matters of professional licensing and conduct in accordance with state licensing. Currently, the board is composed of six licensed respiratory therapists from throughout New York State, one physician, and one member of the public.
Barbara stated, “I am pleased to be appointed to this board as I share a common purpose with its mission. Respiratory therapy is important work, and I look forward to assisting the board in any way possible.”