Kathy Jacoby

Work History

Work History
Jun 1976 - Present

Respiratory Therapist

Nationwide Childrens Hospital
Feb 2013 - Jun 2014

Coordinator for Easy Breathing Program

Partners for Kids

Easy Breathing Program is an Asthma management program for primary care clinicians. The coodinators job is to help set up and train the practice and then follow up as needed, usually weekly to bi weekly. The coordinator keeps the practice supplied with forms and collects these forms to be entered in a data base. The practice is then provided with feed back on their asthma outcomes and control.

Oct 1984 - Jun 1986

Neonatal Coordinator of Respiratory Therapy

Grant Medical Center

Coordinated the opening of a neonatal intensive care unit for respiratory therapy. My job included, ordering equipment, educating nursing and respiratory staff and also staffing the new unit.

Jul 1982 - Jun 1984

Transport Therapist

Nationwide Childrens Hospital

Provided pick up, stabilization and transport of neonatal and pediatric patients to NCH. Responsibilities included stabilizing the airway, provide oxygen or assissted ventilation if needed, provide IV access for fluids and medication, make sure lab results are stable before transporting patient.

Aug 1972 - May 1976

Orthodontist Assistant

Dr. John Thompson


Sep 1974 - Jun 1976

Associate Degree

Columbus State Community College



Research Coordinator

Coordinated research on two American Lung Association asthma studies. Also involved in numerous other studies with the ALA and TDN.


Provided education for students, staff and community on pulmonary function tests, asthma and airway clearance techniques.


Bronchoscopy assistant for the past 20 years. These procedures were performed in the OR, PICU and in the bronchoscopy suite.

Pulmonary Function Testing

Pulmonary Function testing on pediatric and adult patients for over 20 years.


Dec 2014 - Dec 2019

Asthma Education Certification

National Asthma Education Certification Board
Jan 2015 - Jan 2017

Basic Life Support

American Heart Association
Jan 2014 - Jan 2016

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

American Heart Association