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Tap Into Your Creative Side: Submit Your Work for the PHA 2020 Art Gallery

2022-12-27T16:08:10-05:00March 12th, 2020|

The much-anticipated Art Gallery returns to PHA 2020 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions June 12-14 in Anaheim, California. The Art Gallery’s successful debut was at the 2018 PHA Conference in Orlando, Florida. The Art Gallery will feature original artwork created by members of the pulmonary hypertension (PH) community. Submissions for the Art Gallery

Q: What’s a fun way to raise PH awareness? A: Trivia Night

2022-12-27T16:08:12-05:00March 5th, 2020|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) will host the annual PHA St. Louis Area Trivia Night Friday, March 27, in Maryland Heights, Missouri. The trivia night will bring together people with pulmonary hypertension (PH), friends, family and health care providers for fun, friendly competition. Teams will work together to answer eight rounds of trivia questions.

Discover This Support Group Leader’s Passion for Helping Others

2022-12-27T16:08:14-05:00March 5th, 2020|

Tara Suplicki decided to start volunteering when she learned she had pulmonary hypertension (PH). Today, she leads the Morristown, New Jersey, Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) support group with Patrick Mellin. Tara describes how she got involved: “I was in the hospital with a stroke and this illness. My mother said, ‘You can either go

CEO Update: Help Raise PH Awareness for Rare Disease Day

2022-12-27T16:02:33-05:00February 27th, 2020|

Dear PH Community,Every year, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) participates in a global campaign to draw attention to rare diseases. We mark Rare Disease Day – the last day in February – by engaging the PH community and joining more than 800 other organizations from 70 countries on social media to draw attention to rare

Meet Vlogger Quinland Folkestad, Who Thrives With PH

2022-12-27T16:02:48-05:00February 27th, 2020|

“I thought my life was over, but through the PHA and friends and family and doctors, I found the help I needed.” In recognition of Rare Disease Day and American Heart Month in February, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) The Right Heart blog brings you a video featuring Quinland Folkestad. Quinland has pulmonary arterial

Volunteer Spotlight: Holly Szmutko: A PH Advocate for Herself and Others

2022-12-27T16:03:04-05:00February 27th, 2020|

Holly Szmutko is a passionate volunteer and advocate on behalf of the pulmonary hypertension (PH) community. She became involved after she was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension in January 2019 after several misdiagnoses. Then she had to try multiple therapy options before finding a combination that made her feel better instead of worse. She was

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Lorraine Robbins: Be a Volunteer to Feel Connected to Community

2022-12-27T16:03:16-05:00February 27th, 2020|

I was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH) a little more than seven years ago. I’ve participated in studies. I have a care team that allows me to ask questions and be a part of my treatment journey. I’ve used SubQ pump therapy and recently transitioned to IV therapy. I participate in the