PULMONARY HYPERTENSION ASSOCIATION NEWS

To support others, Jamie Mykins healed herself

Jamie Mykins, 44, uses her professional skills to as a mental health counselor to help others – and herself. Diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension in 2014, she learned to advocate for herself, accept her situation and embrace her passions. Mykins, of Orlando, Florida, shares her story with the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s Right Heart Blog.

Fear the unknown? PHA Support Group 101 answers your questions

Have you ever thought about becoming a Pulmonary Hypertension Association support group leader but didn’t know where to begin? PHA Support Group 101, a five-part video series, is designed to answer your questions and provide insights on becoming a support group leader.

Don’t Miss These Videos on Risk Assessment and Nutrition

Discover 10 videos in the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s free online-learning hub, PHA Classroom. Watch our nine-part series to help you understand risk assessment as a tool in your treatment plan, as well as a video about the importance of nutrition.

Fashion Designer Crusades for PH Awareness In Nigeria

Ayotunde Omitogun faced a lack of resources, medication and knowledge about PH when she was diagnosed 10 years ago. “Everybody here knows about malaria or about cancer, but PH is an invisible disease,” says the 36-year-old founder of Yo Sabi PH. Omitogun shares her journey in PHA News and Pathlight for World PH Day.

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, June 19, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
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Thursday, June 20, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
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Thursday, June 20, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
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Friday, June 21, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM MDT
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Saturday, June 22, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
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Saturday, June 22, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

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