PULMONARY HYPERTENSION ASSOCIATION NEWS

How We United for World PH Day

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association joined the international PH community May 5 to celebrate World PH Day. To raise awareness, the PH community shared social media posts about common symptoms, facts and conditions associated with PH. See some posts from around the world.

Help PHA Educate Lawmakers About Treatment-Access Challenges

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is bringing the concerns of the PH community to Congress. On June 5, PHA will host a legislative briefing for lawmakers and their legislative staff. We need your help to ensure the briefing is well attended. Invite your elected officials to attend with PHA’s pre-written template.

Join Us for Webinar on Heritable PAH

Join the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, TBX4Life and Fundación Contra la Hipertensión Pulmonar Tuesday, June 11 for a new PHA Live webinar. The Fundamentals of Genetic Testing webinar will address heritable pulmonary arterial hypertension. Learn more about types of genetic testing for PAH, benefits and risks and understanding your test results.

Make PHA 2024 a Family Vacation To Remember

Thinking of attending PHA 2024? Consider making your trip a family vacation. All children are welcome to join the fun in Indianapolis Aug. 15-18, whether they have PH or are children of a patient, caregiver or health care provider. PHA 2024 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions includes activities in our Kids Room, a field trip to the Indianapolis Children’s Museum and more.

Utah Support Group Provides Community and Healing

Lala Juarez of Salt Lake City, Utah, was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension in 2015 after two years of misdiagnosis. Jaurez, who leads the Northern Utah PHA Support Group, received a double lung transplant in 2021.

Professionals: Strengthen your PH expertise with new boot camp

PHA’s PH Boot Camp offers in-depth, case-based education with a particular emphasis on pulmonary arterial hypertension. Receive three hours of continuing education credits for completing all five modules. This PHA Online University course is for health care professionals new to the field and experienced practitioners. Enroll today and share with colleagues who might benefit from this course.

Make PHA 2024 a Family Vacation To Remember

Thinking of attending PHA 2024? Consider making your trip a family vacation. All children are welcome to join the fun in Indianapolis Aug. 15-18, whether they have PH or are children of a patient, caregiver or health care provider. PHA 2024 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions includes activities in our Kids Room, a field trip to the Indianapolis Children’s Museum and more. Learn more.

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Wednesday, May 22, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Young Adult Support Group
Wednesday, May 22, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
FL - Orlando (Virtual)
Thursday, May 23, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
Patient Support Group
Thursday, May 23, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
NE - Omaha Area (In Person)
Saturday, May 25, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
PA - Lehigh Poconos (In Person)
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MA - Greater Boston (Virtual)
Saturday, June 1, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
IA - Iowa City (In Person)
Saturday, June 1, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT

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