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Contact Information


The Respiratory Care program is located in the Center for Nursing and Health Occupations, the former Paramount Building at 301 N. Market St. at Pacific, one block northwest of El Centro’s main campus on Elm Street in downtown Dallas.

For admissions information:

Health Occupations Admissions Office
Health Occupations Division
Pam Farley
972-860-5002

For counseling and advising information:

Gary Peschka, RRT, RCP
Allied Health Occupations Advisor
gpeschka@dcccd.edu
972-860-2328
office: P-202

For specific program or course information:

Idichandi Idicula, M.S., RRT, CPFT
Program Coordinator and Faculty
Respiratory Care
iidicula@dcccd.edu
972-860-5070
pager: 214-759-0407
office: P-610

Kande L. Mann, RRT-NPS, RCP
Clinical Coordinator and Faculty
kanded@dcccd.edu
972-860-5071
office: P-611

Jennifer D. De La Garza, B.A., RRT
Faculty
jdelagarza@dcccd.edu
972-860-5072
office: P-609