Symposium Sessions Range From Oxygen Delivery to Emerging Therapies

2020-12-21T14:32:49-05:00June 26th, 2019|

What’s in store at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s PH Professional Network (PHPN) Symposium “Influencing the Practice: The Art and Science of Treating Pulmonary Hypertension,” Sept. 5-7, in Washington, D.C.? Plenty! Session topics for health care professionals range from overcoming insurance challenges to women’s issues in pulmonary hypertension (PH) and more. Scheduled sessions earn attendees

Inside Pathlight, PHA’s Member Magazine

2020-12-21T14:32:49-05:00June 26th, 2019|

The latest issue of Pathlight, the flagship magazine of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), was sent to PHA members earlier this month. The magazine is published quarterly. Don’t miss the many interesting articles in the June issue, including: “Double-Lung Transplant Patient Celebrates ‘Life in All Its Beauty and Fullness’” Donna Hershey, R.N., tells the

On Grief and Giving Back

2020-12-21T14:32:50-05:00June 26th, 2019|

This article originally appeared in the June issue of Pathlight. Jackie Woosley is a Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) support group leader who also facilitates the monthly PHA Bereavement Telephone Support Group. She was the caregiver for her adult daughter Karen, who passed away in 2016, and has taken on multiple volunteer roles with PHA to carry

Why Join PHA’s Sustainers Circle?

2020-12-21T14:32:50-05:00June 26th, 2019|

Laura D'Anna, longtime volunteer and former Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Board of Trustees member, has been a member of the Sustainers Circle, PHA’s monthly giving society, since its inception in 2005. After her sister Rachel passed away from pulmonary hypertension (PH) in 1995, Laura became deeply committed to advocating for PH research and the

Volunteer Spotlight: Iowa Support Group Learns About Palliative Care

2020-12-21T14:32:50-05:00June 26th, 2019|

Karen Fragale and Traci Stewart, Pulmonary Hypertension Association support group leaders of the Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Iowa Support Group, hosted a meeting on palliative care on June 8. At the meeting, Jen Krier, a palliative care nurse from Mercy Clinic in Iowa, offered insights to the group about palliative care, including how palliative care

Online-Only Issue of “Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension” Focuses on PH in Congenital Heart Disease

2020-12-21T14:32:51-05:00June 20th, 2019|

Volume 18, Issue 1 of Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension, “PH in Congenital Heart Disease (CHD),” guest edited by Dunbar Ivy, M.D., is dedicated to the transition between child and adult with pulmonary hypertension (PH) and congenital heart disease and the gaps in knowledge and differences in treatment guidelines between children and adults. Depending on

Submit Ideas Now for Conference Theme Contest

2020-12-21T14:32:51-05:00June 19th, 2019|

One year from now, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) and the pulmonary hypertension (PH) community will gather in Anaheim, Calif., for PHA 2020 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions! Ahead of the big event, PHA has launched a social media campaign to gather ideas for the conference theme through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn

Symposium Trivia Night Promises Fun and Funds for Conference Scholarships

2020-12-21T14:32:52-05:00June 19th, 2019|

“The goal of Trivia Night is to allow more patients to experience the positivity and connectedness during the PHA International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions, where health care professionals and patients unite,” says Martha Kingman, D.N.P., FNP-C about the inaugural 2019 PH Professional Network (PHPN) Trivia Night fundraiser. Health care professionals are signing up

RideJonahRide Will Rock the Red

2020-12-21T14:32:52-05:00June 19th, 2019|

On Saturday, June 22, 500 Murfreesboro, Tenn., community members will join friends, family and neighbors of Sheri and Rich Guider to participate in the family-friendly celebration “RideJonahRide: Rock the Red,” at Hop Springs Beer Park to benefit the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). Sheri and Rich Guider launched the event in 2016 in memory of