The Lambda Beta National Honor Society for Respiratory Care has honored Sam Giordano, MBA, RRT, FAARC. Chair of the U.S. COPD Coalition, with the National Honorary Member Award for his years of dedicated service to the respiratory therapy profession. The award was presented to Mr. Giordano on October 4th at the Lambda Beta Society reception held in conjunction with the American Association for Respiratory Care’s (AARC) 63rd International Congress and Exhibition in Indianapolis.
According to the Lambda Beta Society, National Honorary Membership “is reserved for any person who has made an outstanding contribution to the progress and/or development of the art, science, literature, or public understanding of respiratory care”. Giordano was the President of the AARC in 1980 and served as its Chief Executive Officer for over 30 years.