Patrick McCool has been appointed the director of respiratory therapy at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
His new position entails direct administrative responsibility for services provided by the pulmonary care department and organizing staff and resources effectively and efficiently to meet patients’ needs.
McCool earned a bachelor’s degree in respiratory therapy from Kansas University in 1987 and a master’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of Denver in 1990. While in Denver, he worked as respiratory therapist and an exercise physiologist at Children’s Mercy Hospital.
McCool began working as a clinical coordinator in LMH’s pulmonary care department in 2002.