Jim Christie, MPH, RRT

Assistant Dept. Chair Health Sciences, and Program Director BSHS
Health Sciences Faculty


With over 20 years’ experience in the field, Jim Christie leads the Respiratory Care Program as its program director. Jim’s experience in neonatal, pediatric, and adult care allows him to teach didactic, laboratory, and clinical courses in the program. Jim has provided extensive service to the College through committee work such as serving as the committee chair for Undergraduate Curriculum. Further service to the College includes working with local high school students in career immersion events in the simulation lab. When not engaged in work for the College, you can find Jim writing papers as he pursues a doctoral degree from the University of the Cumberlands. In his free time, Jim enjoys sports, music, and reading non-fiction.


  • Registered Respiratory Therapist


  • RCP-110 Respiratory Care Proc I
  • RCP-120 Respiratory Care Lab I
  • RCP-150 Respiratory Care Lab II
  • RCP-210 Respiratory Care Proc III
  • RCP-220 Respiratory Care Lab III
  • RCP-240 RC Clinical Level I
  • RCP-271 RC Theory & Applic IV
  • RCP-280 Adv Level Resp Care Review
  • RCP-290 RC Clinical Level II


  • Master's in Public Health, West Chester University, 2006
  • Bachelor's in Biology concentrated in Respiratory Care, Millersville University, 2000

Professional Memberships

  • National Board of Respiratory Care
  • American Association of Respiratory Care
  • Pennsylvania Society for Respiratory Care
  • Lambda Beta Society

Career Highlights

  • Authored article titled "It Doesn't Have to Be Culture Shock" published in RT Magazine, February 2007
  • Coauthored article titled "Only in the Sim Lab: It's OK Your Patient Died" published in AARC times, August 2010
  • Developed "Studyware" material for "Foundations of Respiratory Care, 2nd Edition" textbook (published by Cengage Learning), March 2011
  • Faculty Reviewer for "Respiratory Pharmacology" textbook published by Cengage Learning in 2016
  • Judge of Bio/Medical Sciences for North Museum Science and Technology Fair
  • Volunteer in community with local school district, youth athletics, and non-profits such as the Lewy Body Dementia Association
Jim Christie

Contact Information

850 Greenfield Rd
Lancaster, PA 17601 US

Students don't care how much you know until they know how much you care. - unknown

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