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

PHA Helps Spread Awareness of Blood Clots and Relationship to PH

2019-03-13T20:27:11+00:00March 13th, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is pleased to join The National Blood Clot Alliance and other health care organizations around the nation to spread the word about blood clots during Blood Clot Awareness Month (BCAM) in March. This year’s theme is “Together We Can Increase Awareness and Save Lives.” BCAM’s goal is to bring

CEO Update: Rare Disease Day Plays Important Role in Increased PH Awareness

2019-02-28T23:05:19+00:00February 28th, 2019|

Dear PH Community, The last day of February — whether it is the 28th or the 29th in a leap year —  is special since it is recognized internationally as Rare Disease Day. Each year, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is an active participant in this important global awareness campaign. Today PHA proudly partners

PHA Promotes PH’s Connection to Heart Disease During American Heart Month

2019-02-28T23:07:08+00:00February 28th, 2019|

American Heart Month is ending, but the fight to elevate heart health consciousness continues. Throughout February the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has been using social media to spread the word about the link between pulmonary hypertension (PH) and heart failure and making heart-healthy choices. PHA followers are using #OurHearts and #PHAssociation on social media

Join the National Discussion on Heart Disease During American Heart Month

2019-02-07T19:30:26+00:00February 7th, 2019|

February is American Heart Month and the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) encourages members to join the awareness campaign of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to encourage people across the U.S. to reduce their risk for heart disease. In economically developed countries, pulmonary hypertension (PH)