Meet the Faculty
Beatriz Qura Del Rio MSHCA, ACCS-RRT
Beatriz Qura Del Rio is the Faculty Coordinator for the BS Respiratory Care Program at Skyline College. She holds an A.S. in Respiratory Care from Skyline College, and an B.S. in Biological Sciences and an M.S. in Healthcare Administration from CSU East Bay. Beatriz continues to work as a practitioner at the Veteran Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System and has implemented several quality improvement projects at her hospital and conducted new hire orientation for RCPs and RNs. Her main goal is to influence and inspire her students and support them throughout the BSRC program. In addition, Beatriz enjoys and feels very gratified when students reach their goals and succeed in the program towards their professional goals. Beatriz provides program oversight and leads instruction in Health Education, Leadership & Management II, and Capstone Experiences.
Elayne Rodriguez MPH, BS, RRT-ACCS
Elayne Rodriguez is the Director of Respiratory Care and Allied Health. She completed a Bachelor’s of Sciences and a Master’s in Public Health in Puerto Rico, a Certification in Data Analytics from Cornell University, and a Clinical Research Certification from Stanford University. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1993. During her 27 years career in Respiratory Care, I worked in private and public hospitals as a Registered Respiratory Therapist, Supervisor and Manager. She currently serves as membership chair for the California Society for Respiratory Care. Her goal is to improve patient’s health through new pharmacological therapies, procedures, and equipment. A mentor once told her “Knowledge is the key”. She truly believes it. Elayne leads instruction for Health Care Research, Design, and Methodology.
Krystal Craddock, MSRC, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, AE-C, CCM
Krystal Craddock holds an A.S. in Respiratory Care from Butte Community College and a B.S. and M.S. in Respiratory Care from Boise State University. She started her career in Respiratory Care in 2007, working with adult and pediatric patients in critical care and trauma for the first five years. She received her Certification in Case Management (CCM) and currently serves as Clinical Operations Manager and COPD Case Management Coordinator at the University of California, Davis Medical Center. Krystal has presented Respiratory Care Case Management at respiratory state conferences, the COPD Foundation's annual conference, College of CHEST Physicians, ATS conference, and AARC congresses. She was awarded the Charles W. Serby COPD Research Fellowship in 2013 and the Mike West Patient Education Achievement Award in 2016 from the American Respiratory Care Foundation (ARCF) in 2013. Krystal leads instruction for Advanced Respiratory Case Management.
Raymond Hernandez MS, RRT-NPS
Raymond Hernandez holds an A.S. in Respiratory Care from Fresno City College, a B.S in Health Services Administration from St. Mary's College, and a Master’s in Public Health from San Francisco State University. He started his professional career in 1986 focusing energy and passion in the health care arena. As a licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner, his efforts have centered on those with issues related to lung health; specifically, with populations prenatal to 18 years of age. His passion expanded to providing education in the clinical arena to health care colleagues and Respiratory Care students. In the academic arena, Ray has served faculty member, Director of the Respiratory Care Program, and Dean for Science, Math, and Technology at Skyline. He continues to serve on the board for the California Society for Respiratory Care as chair for the Professional Advancement Committee and was recently appointed to the Respiratory Care Board of California as a board member. Ray co-leads instruction for Advanced Neonatal/Pediatric Care and Capstone Experiences.
Paul Roggero MS, RRT, RPFT
Paul Roggero is a graduate of the Respiratory Therapy Program at Skyline College and holds a B.A. in Health Services Administration and an M. S. in Health Services Administration from St. Mary’s College. Paul has twice served as President of the Bay Area Chapter of the California Society for Respiratory Care and has been a member of their Program Planning Committee. He started his career in 1996 at Presbyterian Medical Center, now California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). Paul moved into supervisory and management positions during his tenure at CPMC after working in Adult Critical Care and Air Medical Transport. In 1996, Paul joined Davies Medical Center as the Clinical Manager. He then joined Kaiser San Francisco as the Manager, Pulmonary Clinical Services. During his time with Kaiser, Paul also managed multiple Centers while also managing other clinical departments in addition to Respiratory Care Services. He has instructed Advanced Cardiopulmonary Care, Leadership and Management, and the Capstone Project in the Skyline BSRC Program. Paul leads instruction for Advanced Respiratory Care and co-leads instruction for Capstone Experiences.
Katie Sabato MS RRT-NPS FAARC
Katie Sabato holds a B.S. from Smith College and a Master's in Health Sciences from San Francisco State University. She dedicated forty years of her professional life to many aspects of Respiratory Care with a significant portion to leadership and neonatal pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children’s Oakland. She is a member of the national and state professional organizations. She served as chair of AARC Neonatal Pediatric Section, member contributions with the AARC international section, and is a National Sputum Bowl winner. Katie currently serves on the CSRC educational committee and is also a certified Ethics instructor. She is an author of many publications and has presented at many international, national, and state respiratory educational events. Teaching Leadership and Management along with Advanced Neonatal Pediatrics, she focuses student development to strong professional representation for the Health Care setting. Katie leads instruction for Leadership & Management I and Advanced Neonatal/Pediatric Care.
Kimberly Trotter MA, RPSGT
Kimberly Trotter holds a Master’s in Psychology from Sac State, with an emphasis on sleep research and is a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist and is licensed with the State of California. She has been in the sleep medicine profession for over 30 years. She founded and developed the UCSF Sleep Disorders Center and grew it from a 2-bed lab to a 12-bed lab studying both adults and children. She accredited the sleep lab with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. She also managed the UCSF Pulmonary Function Lab, and Pulmonary Rehab departments, as well as the Sleep and Pulmonary Clinics. She currently manages the Pediatric Sleep Lab at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Oakland. She has written many articles and chapters on sleep medicine and received a Fellow Award with the American Association of Sleep Technologists. Kimberly leads instruction for Respiratory Care Sleep Medicine.
Upper division general education is strategically incorporated, and faculty work collaboratively to integrate course content across courses to help students understand and apply encompassing world views to practice.
Nick Alvarez MA
Nick Alvarez holds a B.A. in Philosophy and Psychology and Master’s in Philosophy from San Francisco State University. He teaches in the discipline of Philosophy at various colleges and universities. Nick leads program instruction for Medical Ethics.
Chadwick Campbell MPH
Chadwick Campbell holds a B.A. in Sociology and a Master’s in Public Health from San Francisco State University. He has worked with many community-based organizations supporting HIV and AIDS programs as well collaborated in research focused on gender and sexuality. He teaches in the disciplines of health sciences, social sciences, and sociology. Chadwick leads program instruction for Public Health Policy and Intersectionality & Citizenship.