Bryan Beatty, RRT, CPFT is the clinical program manager at the University of Louisville, Pulmonary Division. He is a clinical researcher and a respiratory therapist, managing a full-service pulmonary function lab and occupational health program. He has been involved in research and education for 35 years. He has been a long-standing American Lung Association volunteer, serving as a chairperson for the Regional Leadership Council and chairperson for the Annual Pulmonary Symposium. He has served on the advisory board of both St Catherine College and Jefferson Community College. He received his AS in Respiratory Care at Jefferson Community College and attended University of Louisville for his BS in Healthcare Occupation Education. He routinely presents at the local colleges for respiratory care, Kentucky Society of Respiratory Care, and the American Association of Respiratory Care. He has had publications in peer-reviewed journals and the American Thoracic Society.