It’s the week the pulmonary hypertension (PH) community has been waiting for! Registration is now open for PHA 2020 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions coming June 12-14 to Anaheim, California. The world’s largest PH conference offers educational programming and activities for individuals with PH, their caregivers and families as well as health care professionals.
Rahul Kumar, Ph.D., received the 2019 PHA/ATS Research Fellowship, one of three individual Pulmonary Hypertension Association research grants awarded last year, to study inflammation and how it contributes to pulmonary hypertension (PH). This award is in collaboration with the American Thoracic Society Foundation. His funded proposal is titled “Crosstalk Between Bone Marrow Compartment and Inflamed
The Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) The Right Heart blog brings you a story about 17-year-old Anna Lindner, who lives with idiopathic pulmonary hypertension (PH). Anna was diagnosed with PH when she was 6 years old. “From then on, my life completely changed,” Anna says. “I had to stop gymnastics and soccer. I watched my
“I want others with PH to know, whether you are young or older, no matter what life puts in front of you, you are worth it and just keep fighting because PH will not beat you.” I am Anna Lindner, and I am 17 years old. I was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH)
The Tampa O2breathe Walk and 5K will return for its second year on Saturday, Feb. 1, in Tampa, Florida. The Florida event allows individuals with pulmonary hypertension (PH), caregivers, friends, family and health care providers to come together as a community for a fun and meaningful day. Participants hope to raise $50,000 to help
It’s no exaggeration to say that all of us in the pulmonary hypertension (PH) Community begin a Conference year with a great sense of anticipation and excitement. Held every other year, Conference brings together adults and children with PH, families, caregivers, PH-treating health care professionals, and researchers for three days of inspiration, education and
It’s almost here! Next week, at 12:01 a.m. EST on Jan. 22, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) opens registration for PHA 2020 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions at PHAssociation.org/PHA2020. PHA members can take advantage of the Early Bird Registration rates. If you are not yet a member of PHA, you can sign
The Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) The Right Heart blog brings you a story about Joyce Sandberg, who lives with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Joyce’s story began a few years ago when she was in her early 70s. She kept up an active lifestyle and rode an adult
“I take each day as it comes with an optimistic approach to my CTEPH.” By Joyce Sandberg We moved to Port St. Lucie, Florida, in 2014 after living in Fort Lauderdale for 30 years. Once we settled in, I bought an adult tricycle to try to remain active on a daily basis.
The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) hosts six telephone support groups to offer connection, information and inspiration to pulmonary hypertension (PH) community members from anywhere they have a telephone connection. Even if you don’t have a support group near you or don’t feel well enough to leave home, you can always access support. Benita Kosiara,