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Charles Vanderwarf

Charles Vanderwarf

Charles Vanderwarf

Associate Professor, Coordinator, Respiratory Care

(630) 942-2105
Office: Health and Science Center (HSC), Room 2202W


  • B.S. Loyola University Chicago


Areas of Research Interest:

  • Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation
  • Aerosol delivery devices
  • Lung protection strategies


Clinical Experience:

  • Loyola University Medical Center


Certification and Licensures:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner - IDPR


Professional Affiliations:

  • American Association for Respiratory Care
  • Chicago Lung Association


Recent Courses Taught:

  • RESPIRATORY CARE 201: Advanced Life Support and Monitoring


Selected Publications, Presentations, Books:

  • Vanderwarf C. Mechanical ventilation. In Fink JB, ed. Clinical Practice in Respiratory Care. New York: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 1999
  • Alfredson A, Hauptman D, Vanderwarf C, Post D. Effect of expanded automatic MDI substitution protocol for bronchodilator therapy. Resp. Care 1994.
  • How to Get the Patient off the Ventilator: for the Illinois Society of Respiratory Care, June, 2004