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Who We Are

Kendra Palmer Anderson, BA, CST

Kendra Palmer Anderson, BA, CST is President and Course Director for Palmer Associates Inc.Inc.(PA). As the founder and former president of Fast Response onsite Testing (FROST), she oversaw the OSHA mandated medical examinations on workers and performed spirometry for hundreds of companies. Before that she conducted spirometry testing in the field for PA and worked as a NIOSH approved Practicum Instructor for 15 years.

Lance Anderson, CST

Lance Anderson, CST, is a former vice president of Fast Response onsite Testing (FROST). In this capacity he managed the mobile test units on site, and conducted spirometry and respirator fit testing. He is a certified spirometrist and a NIOSH approved spirometry practicum instructor, also the course director of the OSHA Respiratory Protection course .He served for 23 years as a firefighter, specializing in Respiratory Protection for the fire service a Fire Captain before retiring.

Dr. Alan Palmer, PhD, MPH

Dr. Alan Palmer, PhD, MPH, founder of Palmer Associates, a company specializing in Spirometry and Respiratory Protection training, epidemiology, and advisory services to companies to assist them in meeting their Occupational Health medical screening and surveillance needs. Dr. Palmer is a respiratory disease epidemiologist with over 30 years experience in pulmonary function testing and industrial testing.

While with NIOSH he was the Director of Field Studies, and then Director of Health Surveillance Services at Stanford Research Institute.(SRI)

This NIOSH approved spirometry training program was exclusively developed by Dr. Palmer and has been used for training medical professionals in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe, W. Africa and the Caribbean over the past 25 years.

Adora J. Palmer, BA CST

Adora J. Palmer, BA CST is a Certified Spirometry Technician. She has over 20 years experience in pulmonary function and spirometry testing as the supervising technician for the Palmer Associates Inc.Inc.medical testing division and as co-Instructor of the NIOSH approved spirometry training courses. She was involved in the development of the course content and writing of the manual.

She is also author of a book on spirometry entitled “Blow Hard Tales”, a humorous, yet informative look at spirometry experiences encountered over the past 3 decades.