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Emily Zyla, MSc, RRT

Emily Zyla, MSc, RRT

Emily Zyla, MSc, RRT
Emily Zyla, MSc, RRT

Assistant Professor
Program Coordinator
Diagnostic, Laboratory, and Therapeutic Sciences
Phone: (231) 591-2275
Email: [email protected]


  • MS, Northeastern University, Respiratory Care Leadership, Adult and Organizational Learning
  • Certificate, University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Respiratory Care
  • BS, Grand Valley State University, Health Sciences


Respiratory Therapist since 1979 working at a large Community Hospital for 36 years gaining experience in all different forms of respiratory as well as Hyperbaric Oxygen, Pulmonary Rehab, Management, Education and emergency and ICU work.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Research Report
    Zyla, E., Carlson, J. (1994). "Respiratory Care Practitioners as Secondary Providers of Endotracheal Intubation: One Hospital's Experience," Respiratory Care. 39 (1). pp. 30 - 33. Daetelus Publishing.


  • Keynote/Plenary Address
    Zyla, E., Spectrum Health Annual PHIL Award Ceremonhy, "Respiratory Care: To the Service of Others," Spectrum Health Hospitals, 100 Michigan NE Grand Rapids, Mi, (October 24, 2019).
  • Oral Presentation
    Zyla, E., Conference on Aging, "Oral Care in the Elderly - ICU Care," College of Health Professions, Ferris State University, (April 7, 2016).