PHIL Award Winner
October 2012
Susan Palmer, RRT, was nominated for The PHIL Award by one of her
patients for “her kindness and education to total patient wellness”.
always asks if she can do anything else for me and the other patients.
She listens very carefully to me to makes sure the treatment is as effective
as possible. She is a very pleasant person to be around and brings a
sense of respect and responsibility to her profession. “

Her dedication to superior patient care, patient and family education and
a mutual respect for our patients makes her an excellent candidate as an
outstanding Respiratory Therapist.

Sue received her bachelor’s degree in education from Ohio State
University. She then went on to Lakeland Community College and
received an associate’s degree in Respiratory Therapy. She has been
employed at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital for 23 years and
has also worked in the Lake Hospital System for three years. She assists
with orientation of new employees.

Sue does patient and family education on airway clearance in the home
care setting for the Hill Rom Corporation. She has been involved in
Cystic Fibrosis Camp and fundraisers for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Susan Palmer, RRT
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
Susan Palmer, RRT (center) receives
The PHIL Award with Kathleen
Deakins, Clinical Manager Women's
& Children's Respiratory Care (left)
and FACES Foundation Founder,
Sharman Lamka.