The Heart Institute at St. Vincent Hospital and Medical Center School of Cardiopulmonary Perfusion (1990-1991)

Certificate in Cardiopulmonary Perfusion

Recipient Top Student in Didactic Classes

University of Michigan (1986)

ECMO Technical Specialist training

Penn Valley Community College (1983-1987)

Associate in Applied Science- Nursing

Graduated with Honors

University of Missouri (1967-1972)

BS Biology

Beyond Fick: Discussions on Advanced Perfusion Theory

Perfusion Theory is an educational platform for the Oxygen Pressure Field Theory (OPFT). August Krogh’s theoretical concept of the oxygen pressure field is explained and then applied to clinical applications in perfusion practice.

Associate Editor Needed

Site founder and editor, Gary Grist RN CCP Emeritus, is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Editor for the website Perfusion Theory.

Perfusion Theory is a free, non-commercial, educational website open to anyone worldwide interested in perfusion science and lifestyle. This is a voluntary, uncompensated position requiring about three hours monthly.

The Associate Editor’s primary responsibilities will include working with the Editor to create and curate site content, contributing to the strategy and mission of the site, evaluating submissions to determine suitability, and supporting the Editor in the review process.

No site design skills are necessary. Appointment as the Associate Editor will be on or around 1 April 2023. For additional information or to apply for the position contact

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