Scott Cerreta, BS, RRT
Director of Education for the COPD Foundation
Executive Committee for the Breathe Easy Arizona Coalition
Scott Cerreta, BS, RRT is the Director of Education for the COPD Foundation and is on the Executive Committee for the Breathe Easy Arizona Coalition. He has been a dedicated American Lung Association in Arizona volunteer for more than ten years.
Why do you volunteer for the American Lung Association?
To make a difference for the thousands of Americans that struggle to breathe everyday. Their voices can be heard through my actions.
Why are you compelled to serve in a leadership position?
I am passionate about opportunities for research and cures for lung disease. In order to move the needle, I must be involved with setting the course and there is no better way to assure this action than leading the efforts.
What makes you excited about the Breathe Easy Arizona Coalition?
The Arizona Coalition has been one of the largest and most productive lung health coalitions in America since 2007. I am proud to be part of this coalition.
Scott Cerreta, BS, RRT is a respiratory therapist, the staff liaison to the Clinical Advisory Committee (CAC) and the Educational Review Working Group (ERWG), and the Director of Education for the COPD Foundation. He has been instrumental in developing multiple programs for COPD and tobacco prevention education, including the COPD Specialist Course, the Brief Tobacco Intervention Skills Workshop, and the Pulmonary Education Program. In 2010 Scott received the prestigious Arizona Society for Respiratory Care, Practitioner of the Year award for his outstanding work on COPD throughout the state of Arizona.