About Jane Martin
Jane M. Martin, BA, CRT is a respiratory therapist with over 35 years of experience, and an educator dedicated to working towards effective patient education to improve the quality of life in individuals impacted by COPD. She believes that identifying the emotional needs of individuals with COPD is the basis for determining more effective methods of teaching, leading to real learning, lasting change, and long-term effective management of COPD. She recently retired from the COPD Foundation where she served as the Assistant Director of Education. Jane is the author of three books on living with COPD and other chronic lung diseases and has written over 200 articles on living with COPD.