About Dr. Roy McKay
Dr. McKay has taught lung function testing for nearly three (3) decades at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. His training programs are nationally known for their high quality instruction and practical advice. A combination of comprehensive training manuals and impressive visual aids is used to enhance the training experience. To ensure high quality training, all lectures will be given by Dr. McKay.
"The manuals are priceless".
Dr. McKay is also director of "Occupational Pulmonary Services" within the Center for Occupational Health. His clinical programs include all aspects of lung function testing, inhalation challenge studies, exercise stress testing, respirator fit testing, and respirator program administration. In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. McKay maintains a full time faculty appointment at the University of Cincinnati's College of Medicine. His responsibilities include teaching, research, and clinical practice. Dr. McKay's participation in medical surveillance programs are designed to investigate pulmonary health effects of chemical exposures among workers located throughout the United States.
"Excellent. Dr. McKay was great! Topics were practical and pertinent to our application."
Dr. McKay stays current with the latest technology and testing procedures. He consults with numerous manufacturers of pulmonary function testing equipment and has published several papers on lung function testing procedures, equipment, and design. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society (ATS), and has recently worked with the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) to develop new technician training guidelines. Dr. McKay has published extensively in peer review journals including the American Review of Respiratory Disease, Seminars in Respiratory Medicine, Chest, Occupational Medicine State of the Art Reviews, and others. A recent contribution includes new testing guidelines for medical surveillance and epidemiological studies. In 1996, Dr. McKay was appointed to serve on the ATS Committee on Proficiency Standards for Clinical Pulmonary Laboratories. This committee has responsibility for developing pulmonary function standards and guidelines.
"Wish I had this information two years ago!"
This broad experience makes Dr. McKay uniquely qualified to give our Spirometry Training courses.