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O2 breathe™ Events Raise Funds and Awareness Across the Country

2018-07-20T20:27:18+00:00 July 19th, 2018|

During 2018, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) will host twenty O2 breathe™ (pronounced: oh-to-breathe) fundraising events nationally. PHA works closely with local volunteers, PHA Support Group Leaders, Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCCs) and PH treatment centers to host these signature events which include walks, runs, a golf tournament and more! O2 breathe™ events provide the

PHA Conference Art Gallery Showcases Community Talent

2018-07-20T20:28:53+00:00 July 19th, 2018|

This year at PHA’s International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions, we hosted our first art gallery! Community members were invited to enter their artwork for review and selection by a professional curator. Entries were submitted by patients, caregivers, medical professionals and PHA staff and more than 20 pieces were on display during the gallery

Riders Rally in Memory of Jonah

2018-07-13T19:37:46+00:00 July 13th, 2018|

More than 500 people gathered June 23 in Murfreesboro, TN, to honor the memory of Jonah Guider at a fundraising event unlike any other Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) event across the country. This year’s “RideJonahRide” event, one of 20 PHA O2Breathe (pronounced: oh-to-breathe) events that are supported by PHA’s national sponsors, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd.,

2018 PHA Outstanding Members Awards Presented During Conference

2018-07-13T19:33:58+00:00 July 12th, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) would not be able to achieve its work without the dedication and excellence of the entire PH community. The individuals recognized during a June 30 awards ceremony at PHA’s 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions have exemplified dedication and service to the community and the association. They have

Dr. Fagan Assumes PHA Board of Trustees’ Helm

2018-07-06T21:07:22+00:00 July 6th, 2018|

Karen A. Fagan, M.D., began her term as Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Board of Trustees (BOT) chair during a July 1 ceremony at PHA’s 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Fla. Dr. Fagan is a professor of medicine and pharmacology, chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and

Rare Disease Caregiving Report Paints a Portrait of PH Caregivers in the U.S.

2018-07-06T21:06:10+00:00 July 6th, 2018|

This article by Mike Knaapen, Director, Patient and Caregiver Programs and Lisa Weber, Vice President, Greenwald and Associates, first appeared in Issue 2 2018 of Pathlight magazine. Become a member of PHA to receive this quarterly publication full of patient profiles, medical information and tips for living with pulmonary hypertension. It is well known

Post-Transplant Life is an Unexpected Adventure

2018-07-11T20:00:47+00:00 June 27th, 2018|

By Kathleen Sheffer From left, Kathleen and Monica in the German Alps, with help from a self-timer. Against a fair amount of unfavorable odds, I will be photographing PHA’s 13th International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions. This will be the ninth Conference I’ve attended, and the first I’ll attend without pulmonary arterial

NEW! PHA Roadmap to Hope a must-read resource for people newly diagnosed with PH

2018-06-22T18:27:02+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has created a new resource for people who have recently been – or are at risk of being – diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH). The Roadmap to Hope: a guide for people recently diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH) answers the question, “I have PH – now what do I