As of August, 2013, Liz Gargan has been the Director of the Respiratory Care Department, Cardiac Diagnostic Department, and the Sleep Study Department at Cumberland Medical Center (CMC). Before coming to CMC, Liz worked with the Covenant Health System for ten years. At Covenant, she worked as a therapist in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation for Parkwest and Fort Sanders Regional Medical Centers, as the cardiopulmonary manager at Fort Loudoun Medical Center, and finally as a clinical quality value analysis manager for Covenant Corporate Materials.
Before moving to Tennessee in 1999, Liz spent nine years at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as a respiratory therapist and as an assistant director/director of respiratory care. She also spent some time at the Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia as a quality and clinical outcomes improvement coordinator just before moving from New Jersey to Tennessee.
Liz graduated from Indiana University with an A.S. in Respiratory Therapy, from Neumann College in Aston, Pennsylvania with a B.S., and has been a member of the AARC since 1984.
Congratulations Liz, welcome to the Upper Cumberland Chapter!!!
Liz Gargan, BS, RRT-NPS, CPFT, SDS, CPHQ, CCM
Respiratory Care, Cardiac Diagnostic, and Sleep
Cumberland Medical Center
421 South Main Street
Crossville, TN 38555