Spring on the York College campus


Mark Simmons, M.S.Ed., R.R.T.-N.P.S., R.P.F.T.


  • B.A. Biology, Messiah College (1975)
  • Diploma Respiratory Care, Saint Joseph Hospital (1977)
  • M.S.Ed, Temple University (1981)


  • Basic Science for Respiratory Care, Oxygen Therapy
  • Pediatric Respiratory Care, Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Patient Evaluation, Pulmonary Physiology
  • Cardiac Disease, Respiratory Care Seminar
  • Respiratory Care Independent Study, Clinical Practice


  • AARC Education Practitioner of the Year (1996)
  • Outstanding Academic Advisor (York College) (2011)

Recent Publications

  • Simmons M, Zeiler V, Heindel J: Respiratory Wellness and Illness (256-273); Women’s Health: An Integrated Approach to Wellness and Illness. Prentice Hall. 2003.
  • Simmons P, Simmons M: Informed Nursing Practice: The Administration of Oxygen to Patient’s with COPD. Medsurg Nursing 2004; 13:82-86.
  • Simmons M, Simmons P: Postoperative Respiratory Care (856-867); Respiratory Care Principles and Practice. Jones and Bartlett Learning. 2011.