James M. Cairo, Ph.D., RRT, RPFT, FAARC

Dean Emeritus of School of Allied Health Professions
Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science, Physiology, and Anesthesiology

Educational Background:

University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1969-1974
B.S. Microbiology and Chemistry
Tulane University, 1974-1977
M.S. Biochemistry
Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1981-1986
Ph.D. Physiology


Clinical Pulmonary Physiology
Methods in Clinical Physiology
Nutrition in Clinical Practice Research


Bioluminescence and Neutrophil Function
Septic Shock
Exercise Physiology in Health and Disease
Respiratory Function during Speech

Professional Organizations:

National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association for Respiratory Care
Louisiana State Society for Respiratory Therapy
American Thoracic Society
American College of Sports Medicine
Shock Society