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Remembering Rino Aldrighetti

2022-06-07T06:16:06-04:00June 7th, 2022|

With great sadness, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) announces the death of Rino Aldrighetti, who led PHA for nearly two decades. Rino, who died May 30, was the first PHA employee, hired in 1999 as part-time executive director. He soon became full-time and later was promoted to president and CEO. He retired in 2016 after PHA’s International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions.

Help 11-Year-Old Baseball Player Strike Out PH

2021-10-28T09:24:01-04:00August 24th, 2021|

When Tyler Garigen was diagnosed with PH, he was only 4 years old. Thanks to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), he and his family found hope for the future. “I can’t imagine living with PH without all the help from PHA.,” he says. Tyler, the face of PHA’s 30th anniversary fall fundraising campaign, encourages the PH community to help PHA continue providing support, education and research.

Family Affair: 30 Years of Volunteering

2021-07-08T13:20:38-04:00June 10th, 2021|

Terry and Tom McGraw are among the families who have lived with pulmonary hypertension (PH) for many years – in their case, decades. In the early 1990s, when Terry was diagnosed, little information was available about PH, and the McGraws didn’t find the fledgling Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) for about five years. Initially, they got involved to find answers and eventually became volunteers and fundraisers. The McGraws initially shared their story with Pathlight, PHA’s member magazine, in connection with PHA’s 30th anniversary.

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