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CHRIS GARVEY, FNP, MSN, MAP, MAACVPR

CHRIS GARVEY, FNP, MSN, MAP, MAACVPR
Nurse Practitioner
University of California at San Francisco 
Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Sleep Disorders San Francisco, CA
Presentation: OPTIMIZING OXYGEN THERAPY (with Susan Jacobs and Phillip Porte)
Friday, March 15
at
8:45 am

Chris Garvey FNP, MSN, MPA, MAACVPR is nurse practicioner at University of California San Francisco Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) and Sleep Disorders. Her international focus has been guideline development, research in exercise prescription and quality measures realted to pulmonary rehabiliattion. She has been an author in every recent US PR guideline. She helped lead development and implementation of the first large national registry of clincial outcomes and quality measures in PR as part of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmobary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Chris is co-developer of the AACVPR outcome resource guide, a 50 page primer on use, validation and interpretation of PR outcome measures. Chris was a site coordinator of a US/Canadian registry evaluating long term PR outcomes in patients with interstitial lung disease and a satelite coordinator for the National Emphysema Treatment Trial. She has received the L Kent Smith national award for excellence and has two national reseach fellowship awards for clincial outcome evaluation in ER asthma outcomes. Chris is immediate past presideint of the California Thoracic Soceity and a member of the executive committee of the Pulmonary Education and Research Foundation. She is a former BOD member of AACVPR and former co-chair of the ATS pulmonary rehabilitation section. 

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