Eric Kriner (BS, RRT) is a pulmonary critical care clinical specialist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.
At Medstar, Eric oversees the management of all mechanically ventilated patients; sits on numerous hospital-wide committees (ECMO, organ donation, emergency airway); and is responsible for the clinical practice and policy of the Respiratory Care Department.
Eric is a Key Opinion Leader for Aerogen. He is the chair of the Respiratory Therapy Medical and Curriculum Advisory Committee at Prince George’s Community College. He is the co-chair of the MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center NICU/March of Dimes Parent Advisory Committee. He is also a content expert/developer and presenter for the DC Campaign for Respiratory Health, a public health grant focusing on asthma and COPD screening, education and self-management in the communities of D.C.
In 2012 he was awarded the Acute Care Specialty Practitioner of the Year by the American Association for Respiratory Care. Previously Eric served as Director of Clinical Education for the Respiratory Therapy program at Prince George’s Community College. Eric holds a BS in Respiratory Therapy from Salisbury University.