Arthur Taft

Arthur Taft

Academic Appointment(s)

Emeritus Faculty

  • (706) 721-2829
  • EC 4314


  • Ph.D., Physiology, General Medical College of Georgia, 1998

  • MHS, Health Teacher Education Armstrong Atlantic State Unive, 1985

  • BA, Microbiology, General University of Texas - Austin, 1975


  • NBRC National Board for Resp Care, 1978

  • RSP Comp State Board Med Examiners, 1987

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RTHP 4540

    Rsch Respiratory Care
  • RTHP 3317

    Adv Resp Care Tech Labs
  • MPHE 8902

    Environmental Toxicology
  • MPHE 8903

    Occupational & Environ Hygiene
  • RTHP 4801

    Adv Applied Physio for RTHP
  • RTHP 3204

    Fund of Resp Care Prac I
  • RTHP 4414

    Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • RTHP 4415

  • RTHP 3211

    Intro Prob Base Lrning
  • RTHP 4541

    Investigation of a Problem

Teaching Interests

Current teaching areas include: Respiratory Intensive Care, applied cardiovascular physiology, hemodynamics, ECGs, airway care, noninvasive monitoring


Selected Recent Publications

  • Cultural competency improves respiratory therapy students’ knowledge and attitudes about culturally diverse populations, 2015
  • Pulmonary dead space in free-ranging immobilized black rhinoceroses (Diceros Bicornis) in Namibia, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Capture-related hypoglycemia and recovery in free-ranging black rhinoceroses (diceros bicornis bicornis), 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Serial temperature monitoring and comparison of rectal and muscle temperatures in immobilized free-ranging black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Acid-base balance and ventilation during sternal and lateral recumbency in field immobilized black rhinoceros (diceros bicornis) receiving oxygen insufflation: A preliminary report, 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Current research interests include: Clinical effectiveness of respiratory care procedures, application of noninvasive ventilation. Current clinical interests include: Respiratory critical care, and delivery of respiratory care in the home environment.