Chase Poulsen, Ph.D., Program Director, Respiratory Therapy
Phone: (540) 985-8490
Chase Poulsen, RRT, M.Ed., graduated from Mansfield University with an associate of science and certificate in respiratory therapy in 1993. After graduation and working for a year at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY, Poulsen continued his education and career at Syracuse University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, NY receiving a B.S. and certificate in Cardio-Respiratory. While in Syracuse, Poulsen was employed by Crouse-Irving Medical Center. Moving to Grand Junction, CO in 1996, he obtained a master of education in curriculum and instruction from Colorado Christian University while being employed by St. Mary's Hospital. Pursuing his interests in the educational field, Poulsen moved to Bangor, Maine in 1998, and secured a faculty position at Kennebec Valley Community College where he stayed until 2004 at which point he moved to Jefferson College. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. in education through Old Dominion University. Additional professional and related work experience include current AARC membership, American Heart Association ACLS and BLS Instructor certification, PALS/ NALS certification, Pi Lambda Beta, and is active on the lecture circuit. His other interests include: biking, hiking, climbing, and spending quality time with his wife and three children.