by Pat Kramer
Tracey Raffoul, R.R.T, M.H.A., today joins City of Hope as the new director of respiratory care, diagnostic cardiology and the neurology laboratory.
Raffoul previously directed respiratory care services for Glendale Adventist Medical Center. Prior to that, she was director of respiratory care and the neuro-vascular lab at San Antonio Community Hospital.
Throughout her career, Raffoul has served in administrative roles. She has led teams focusing on patient assessment and continuum of care as well as patient and family education. She also has been a member of committees focusing on bioethics, contract labor, policies and procedures and other topics.
Raffoul is a registered respiratory therapist, certified respiratory therapy technician and certified pulmonary function technician and has served as a California Board of Registered Nursing continuing education provider. Her office is located in the Department of Respiratory Care on the second floor of Helford Clinical Research Hospital at City of Hope.
“I am honored to have the opportunity and privilege to work at City of Hope,” said Raffoul. “It will be exciting to be part of a nationally recognized center where caring, compassion and striving to exceed customer expectations is an innate part of the culture.”
Raffoul holds a Master’s of Health Administration degree from Chapman University and a Bachelor of Science degree in health sciences from the University of Redlands.