PULMONARY HYPERTENSION ASSOCIATION NEWS

PH and COVID-19: Visit PHA’s Online Resources

  • COVID-19 FAQ for People with PH
  • PHA Connects: Health and Wellness Series
  • Therapy Access and Funding Assistance
  • Videos to Help You Start a Home Exercise Routine
  • Ways to Connect Virtually: Support Groups and More
  • PH Community Making Masks: Learn How!
  • Resources for HCPs
  • COVID-19 in the News

CEO Update: The Importance of In-Person Connections

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association recognizes the importance of in-person connections to health, wellbeing and care management and has resumed some in-person events, including our first PHA On The Road patient and caregiver workshop since late 2019.

6 Sources of Financial Assistance for PH Therapy

Do the high costs of treatment prevent you from receiving treatment you need? The best solution for you depends on the kind of insurance you have, the type of medication you take and availability of financial assistance resources.

Watch Our Outstanding Member Awards Ceremony

Meet the superstars of the pulmonary hypertension community. Watch a video of our Outstanding Member Award ceremony from PHA 2022 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions. The awards recognize volunteer efforts in patient/caregiver support; advocacy; promotion of quality patient care; and advancing pulmonary hypertension research.

Taking Life a Day at a Time a Year After Diagnosis

Debra Gonzales, 66, is a just a year into her pulmonary hypertension journey. After a recent doctor visit, she learned her arterial pressure had declined and her heart function had improved. Her pulmonary arterial hypertension doesn’t stop her from spending time with her daughter, mother-in-law, friends and her dog in Redondo Beach, California.

Investigators: Apply for PHA Pediatrics PH Research Award

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA)’s newest grant supports pediatric pulmonary hypertension research that addresses unmet needs or enhances knowledge of pediatric PH, including classification, diagnosis, treatment and quality improvement and care. The PHA Pediatric PH Research Award will support a pilot study for one year for up to $65,000. Apply by Sept. 12.

Lead a Support Group in Your Area

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is looking for volunteers to lead support groups. By becoming a support group leader, you will join a nationwide team of volunteers who are passionate about supporting, educating and empowering the pulmonary hypertension community.

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PHA On the Road Speakers Announced

Planning to attend PHA on the Road in Louisville? Find out who’s speaking at this free, daylong workshop presented by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association.

Watch: Outstanding Member Awards Ceremony

Meet the superstars of the pulmonary hypertension community. Watch a video of our Outstanding Member Award ceremony from PHA 2022 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions. The awards recognize volunteer efforts in patient/caregiver support; advocacy; promotion of quality patient care; and advancing pulmonary hypertension research.

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Support Group Meetings
MI - Lansing, MI (Virtual)
Saturday, August 13, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
FL - Broward County (Virtual)
Saturday, August 13, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
OR - Central Oregon (Virtual)
Saturday, August 13, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM PDT
SC - Midlands, Columbia (In Person)
Saturday, August 13, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT
IN - Indianapolis (Virtual)
Tuesday, August 16, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
CTEPH Telephone Support Group
Tuesday, August 16, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Caregiver Telephone Support Group
Wednesday, August 17, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
CA - Greater Los Angeles (In Person)
Saturday, August 20, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT

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