World PH Day Promotion Efforts Garner Social Media Interest

2019-06-06T14:30:54+00:00June 5th, 2019|

Throughout the month of May, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) joined PH organizations around the world to celebrate World PH Day. During the month, the official website for the recognition day (WorldPHDay.org) received over 2.4K visitors. Pages on the website were viewed nearly 5,000 times with 85.4% of the traffic being new visitors. Social

‘Taylor’s Wish’ Concludes Successful 10-Year Fundraising Campaign

2019-05-23T19:09:22+00:00May 23rd, 2019|

On May 11, the 10th and final “RACE 2 CURE PH – Taylor Caffrey Memorial 5K Run/Walk” took place in Anaheim Hills, Calif., organized by Taylor’s parents, Shari and Michael Caffrey. “In a brief 4 ½ years, Taylor brought so much to our lives and touched so many people,” says Shari. Taylor was fondly

CEO Update: World PH Day Shines a Light on Global Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness

2019-05-02T15:14:45+00:00May 2nd, 2019|

Dear PH Community, Esperanza, Hoffnung, xiwàng, verwachting, espérer! Different words around the globe convey the same meaning: HOPE! Just as there are many ways to express the same word, there are many pulmonary hypertension (PH) organizations worldwide sharing the same goals: to increase PH awareness, improve access to quality PH care and effective treatments

PHA Community Helps Spread the Word About Organ Donation

2019-04-25T16:55:55+00:00April 25th, 2019|

National Donate Life Month is coming to a close and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) thanks each of you for helping us spread far and wide the importance of organ donation. Through your active participation on social media, so far, our message has reached nearly 25,000 people on Facebook, made 9,922 impressions on Twitter,

PHA Joins NHLBI in Celebrating 50 Years of Progress in Pulmonary Science

2019-04-18T16:41:26+00:00April 18th, 2019|

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI’s) Division of Lung Diseases celebrated its 50th anniversary April 9 with an NIH Symposium on lung research followed by a reception at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. The anniversary’s theme is “Celebrating 50 Years of Progress in Pulmonary Science.” Staff from

Michelle Dukes’ Lung and Heart Transplant Highlights Importance of Organ Donation

2019-04-18T16:43:32+00:00April 18th, 2019|

National Donate Life Month continues to showcase the impact of registering to become an organ donor. This simple act can bring hope to patients on the National Transplant Registry waiting for an organ. This month, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has highlighted amazing stories of how organ donation provides recipients with a second chance

PHA’s Community Helps Highlight Importance of Organ Donation

2019-04-11T16:02:04+00:00April 11th, 2019|

National Donate Life Month continues to celebrate the capacity we all possess to give life and hope by registering to become an organ donor. Every ten minutes, someone is added to the National Transplant Registry. Depending on the availability of necessary organs, wait times for patients on the list can be anywhere from days

PHA Helps Highlight the Importance of Organ Donation During National Donate Life Month

2019-04-04T18:35:43+00:00April 4th, 2019|

April is National Donate Life Month and all month long the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is bringing awareness to transplant recipients, individuals still on the waiting list for a transplant, donors and donor families and registered donors. The awareness month, established in 2003 by Donate Life America, supports organizations nationwide in their efforts to