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Pulmonary Hypertension Association Announces First Aldrighetti Research Award for Young Investigators Grantee

2018-07-19T13:39:17-04:00April 7th, 2017|

Silver Spring, Md. (April 6, 2017) –  The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) congratulates Olivier Boucherat, Ph.D., L’Université Laval in Québec, the recipient of its first Aldrighetti Research Award for Young Investigators. PHA is the world’s first and the United States’ only nonprofit provider of support and educational resources and programs for the pulmonary hypertension (PH)

Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Kicks Off National O2 breathe™ Fundraising Events Season to Fight Often Misdiagnosed, Misunderstood Disease

2017-05-18T18:35:52-04:00March 2nd, 2017|

Silver Spring, Md. (March 1, 2017) – Partnering with patients and their personal and professional caregivers, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) kicks off its 2017 National O2 breathe™ special events season to raise funds and awareness to fight an often misdiagnosed and misunderstood deadly disease. The 2017 season begins with the 2nd Annual PHA

Pulmonary Hypertension Association Receives New Grants as it Recognizes Outstanding PH Patients, Medical Experts and Scientists

2017-05-18T19:57:25-04:00February 23rd, 2017|

Dallas, Texas (June 22, 2016) – The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) learned during its 12th International Conference and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants to support its work to advance research and patient care. Announcement of the grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients,

WE tv’s Braxton Family Values Reality Star Traci Braxton Teams with Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) for a Cause Close to Her Heart

2017-05-18T19:37:38-04:00February 23rd, 2017|

Silver Spring, Md. (Feb. 22, 2017) – National recording artist Traci Braxton, who stars alongside her family on the hit WE tv reality show, Braxton Family Values, has three very personal reasons for supporting the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) as a PHA celebrity champion. Her son and two of her sisters battle diseases that

New Pulmonary Hypertension Association Accreditation Program/Registry Giving New Understanding to Specialists Caring for People Living with Rare, Often Misdiagnosed Life-threatening Breathing Disease

2017-05-18T20:23:38-04:00February 2nd, 2017|

Silver Spring, Md. (Feb. 3, 2017) –  Two years after the launch of the world’s first accreditation program for pulmonary hypertension (PH) care centers, specialists are gaining new understanding about how to care for their patients who are living with the too-often misdiagnosed deadly disease. The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) established the accreditation program

Pulmonary Hypertension Association Accreditation Welcomes Three Newly Accredited Care Centers

2017-05-19T17:21:57-04:00December 14th, 2016|

With 44 Accredited Centers, PHA Advances Care for its Rare Disease CommunitySilver Spring, Md. (December 14, 2016) – Three additional pulmonary hypertension (PH) programs have demonstrated their ability to properly diagnose and manage pulmonary hypertension patients in need of complex care. The Pulmonary Hypertension Program at the University of Chicago, Pulmonary Hypertension & Dyspnea Center

Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Raises Awareness About Rare, Life-threatening Disease Linked to Blood Clots

2017-05-18T20:39:45-04:00November 11th, 2016|

Silver Spring, Md. (Nov. 11, 2016) – The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is dedicating Nov. 15 to raising awareness about a rare form of pulmonary hypertension (PH) linked to blood clots. While other forms of PH — or high blood pressure of the lungs — are incurable, people living with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Tampa Bay Survivors of Rare, Deadly Disease Work with Pulmonary Hypertension Association to Give Hope through Awareness and Support

2017-05-19T17:37:58-04:00November 3rd, 2016|

Free PHA on the Road: PH Patients and Families Education Forum Takes Place in Tampa Nov. 19, During Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month Tampa, Fl. (November 2, 2016) -- Tampa’s Carolyn Sheehy and Jodi Hamel know firsthand that awareness is a matter of life or death for people fighting pulmonary hypertension (PH).  Survivors of the rare,

Pulmonary Hypertension Association Recognizes Acts of Kindness to Raise Awareness for Often-Misdiagnosed Disease

2017-05-23T18:11:55-04:00November 1st, 2016|

A Heart Cures (AHeartCures.org) Campaign to Run through November, Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month  Silver Spring, Md. (November 1, 2016) -- The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is inviting people from all walks of life to publicly acknowledge acts of kindness by taking the A Heart Cures Challenge. PHA is asking people to record a 10-second

North Carolina Survivor of Rare, Deadly Lung Disease to Complete 100-Mile Walk to Support Pulmonary Hypertension Association

2017-05-19T17:44:59-04:00October 19th, 2016|

Thomasville, N.C. (October 19, 2016) – At age 53, Diane Ramirez, one of the longest-living survivors of pulmonary hypertension (PH), has passed the halfway mark in her 100-mile walk to raise funds and awareness to fight PH – the often misdiagnosed and deadly lung disease she’s lived with for 30 years. The Thomasville, N.C.,