The PHA PHPN Symposium is an event held once every two years that brings together over 400 PH-treating health care professionals to learn and earn continuing education; share research among peers; and network with other health care professionals. PHA’s 2019 PHPN Symposium, “Influencing the Practice: The Art and Science of Treating Pulmonary Hypertension,” was held in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area on Sept. 5-7, 2019.

The 2019 PHA PHPN Symposium marked our ninth biennial event. The event was hosted by PHA and planned by PHA’s PHPN Symposium Planning Committee. This year’s PHPN Symposium Planning Committee was led by Martha Kingman, D.N.P., FNP-C, chair and Susie McDevitt, R.N., M.S.N., ACNP, vice chair.

PHPN Symposium Agenda

Martha Kingman, D.N.P., FNP-C
PHA PHPN Symposium Planning Committee chair
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Susie McDevitt, M.S.N., ACNP-BC
PHA PHPN Symposium Planning Committee vice chair
University of Michigan Health System

Michelle Cash, M.S.N., R.N., APRN
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Lauren Hulett, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A.
University of Kansas Hospital

Jessica Humphrey, PharmD, BCP
University of Kansas Hospital

Javier Jimenez, M.D., Ph.D., FACC
Miami Cardiovascular Institute-South Miami Hospital

Tisha Kivett, R.N., B.S.N.
Riley Hospital for Children

Charlie Lee, PA-C
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Katie Lutz, B.S.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Jennalyn Mayeux, D.N.P., APRN, FNP-C
University of Utah

Regina Overton-Barnes, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., FNP-BC
Statcare Pulmonary

Sara Paulus, PA-C
Aurora HealthCare – St. Luke’s Medical Center

Abby Poms, R.R.T., CCRP
E Squared Trials and Registries

Barbara Prendes, M.S., ANP-BC
James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital

Allyson Rupp, M.S.W., LCSW
Stanford University

Christopher Thomas, PharmD, EMBA, BCPPS
Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Diahann Wilcox, D.N.P., APRN, ACNP-BC
University of Connecticut Health Center

Tonya Zeiger, R.R.T., CPFT
Mayo Clinic Florida

The 2019 PHPN Symposium is planned in compliance with continuing education accreditation policies and procedures. Upon activity approval, this event will provide continuing education credit for the following health professionals:

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Social Workers

Participants can earn up to 12.5 hours of CME/CEU. Please consult the final program book for complete CME/CEU information and accreditations.