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Pulmonary Issues in Athletics

Monday, August 4, 2014 | 5:30 p.m. Registration and Doors Open 6:00 p.m. Speakers
McCleary Auditorium - Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center | Pulmonary Function Lab
Course Fee: $20.00
or call 208-367-7678 for more information.

Paula Carvalho, MD, FCCP – Pulmonologist – SARMC | “Vocal Cord Dysfunction”

Dr. Carvalho received a medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1984, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine, followed by fellowships in Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine at the University of Washington. She is a full professor of medicine since 2008, a University of Washington Teaching Scholar since 2006, and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians since 1994. She is the academic section chief of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine at the Boise VA Medical Center, as well as medical director of the intensive care unit, respiratory care department, and bronchoscopy service. At Saint Alphonsus, she conducts cardiopulmonary exercise testing and evaluates patients with pulmonary and sleep disorders.

Dr. Carvalho holds certification by the American Board of Medicine in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, and Palliative Care Medicine. She is a member of the Board of Internal Medicine writing panel for Critical Care Medicine and an advisory member of the FDA Pulmonary Drug panel. Her research interests include the physiology of the bronchial circulation, medical simulation for procedural instruction, and palliative care/ethics in critical illness. Dr. Carvalho has been selected as the Teacher of the Year by the University of Washington medical students and medical residents for three years, and has designed curricula for introduction to Critical Care Medicine for junior and senior medical students. She is also a member of ISIS, the simulation education team, where she heads the satellite simulation laboratory at the Boise VA which is used for procedural training, medical case management, and team training for management of cardiopulmonary arrest.

Craig Smith, MD - Sports Medicine - Saint Alphonsus Medical Group | "Exercise Induced Asthma"

Dr. Smith is board certifi ed in Family Medicine through the American Board of Family Practice. He earned his MS in Exercise Physiology through St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, and his medical degree through the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, Grand Forks, ND. His residency was completed at Sioux Falls Family Practice in Sioux Falls, SD. After fi nishing his residency in 1995, he went on to complete a one-year fellowship in Sports Medicine through Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Prior to coming to Saint Alphonsus, Dr. Smith served as the Medical Director of Sports Medicine at the Orthopedic Institute in Sioux Falls, SD. He also served as Team Physician for South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD.

He is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the South Dakota Academy Family Physicians (SDAFP).

Tanya Baker-Layer, RRT/CPFT | Hosting the lesson at the pulmonary function lab

Tanya graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Therapy in 1992. In 1991, as a student, she began working at Saint Alphonsus. She later worked in the ICU/CVICU for 5 years before taking a PFT lab position. Currently in the PFT Lab, they do PFT testing, Metabolic testing, MaxV02 testing and ABGs.

She is married and has 2 well as a dog. In her spare time, she enjoys tennis, softball and “driving my kids around to their sports.”

>>REGISTER NOW for this event, or call 208-367-7678 if you have questions.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: Sorry, no refunds allowed, however, cancellations up to 8 hours prior to event will be honored at 100% of payment returned within 30 days following event.



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