Janelle Gardiner is a daughter, sister, favorite aunt, friend, respiratory therapist, professor, traveler, volunteer, and self-proclaimed comedian. She spends her professional time as full-time faculty in the Respiratory Therapy Department at Weber State University in Ogden Utah.
Janelle earned a Doctor of Health Science degree at A. T. Still University, a Master’s of Respiratory Care Leadership at Northeastern University, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Respiratory Therapy at Weber State University. She is involved in leadership positions with Utah state and national professional organizations. Recently, she was honored by being inducted as a Fellow with the American Association for Respiratory Care.
Janelle cherishes the relationships she builds with her students. She loves seeing them grow in the field and flourish as Respiratory Care professionals. She also works at the bedside as a Registered Respiratory Therapist as needed at Park City and Heber Valley Hospitals and loves being involved in patient care. Janelle has made several professional/service trips to low-resources areas throughout the world and values the connections with true friends she has in so many different places.
Her personal time is spent most often with family and she feels blessed to have the influence of her parents in her life daily. Janelle has three sisters and one brother, who made her an aunt of 11 nephews and 6 nieces — a calling that brings her much joy. Janelle has wonderful friends from all areas of her life and she's grateful for the things they teach her. She loves weekend trips, evening meals, lunchtime chats, and random adventures with friends. One of her favorite ways to spend spare time is traveling. Janelle has been to many amazing places and is always up for going somewhere new. She loves the gospel of Jesus Christ and the relationship she has with her Savior.