Puttin’ PHore Poots Grows From Desire to Help People With PH Fulfill Lifelong Dreams

2018-08-17T21:49:16+00:00 August 17th, 2018|

The Sixth Annual Puttin’ PHore Poots Golf Tournament and Fundraising Walk will take place Saturday, Sept. 15, in Bloomington, Minn. In August 2011, the Warnbergs received the news that no parent wants to hear; their 21-year-old daughter, Chelsea, had Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (IPAH). At the time, Chelsea was about to begin her senior

PHA Provides Tools to Help Parents and Children With PH Prepare for New School Year

2018-08-10T21:00:50+00:00 August 10th, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) offers comprehensive resources for parents of children living with pulmonary hypertension (PH) to prepare for back-to-school season. These tools provide help for parents of children with PH to educate school administrators, teachers and school nurses about their child’s physical limitations, as well as safety precautions for them to be safe

Learning to Live Your Best Life: Join PHA on the Road in 2018

2018-08-03T21:26:13+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) announces the dates and cities for two PHA on the Road: PH Patients and Families Education Forums for 2018. Forums are scheduled in Long Beach, Calif., September 29, and Milwaukee, October 27. PHA on the Road, a program of the PHA Medical Education Fund,* provides a unique opportunity for

In Memorium: James “Jim” Ryan

2018-07-28T14:09:03+00:00 July 28th, 2018|

We are saddened at the passing of our friend and supporter James “Jim” Ryan. Last month, Mr. Ryan received the 2018 PHA Philanthropy Award at PHA’s International Conference and Scientific Sessions. In receiving his award, Mr. Ryan spoke of his dear wife Marlene who passed away in 2016 after living with pulmonary hypertension for

Member Photos Showcase 2018 PHA Conference Experiences

2018-08-17T14:36:55+00:00 July 27th, 2018|

Attendees at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA) 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Fla., shared experiences from their perspectives through photos posted on Facebook and Instagram. PHA has created a slideshow of photos that appeared on social media. Not following us on social media? Find us at: PulmonaryHypertensionAssociation on Facebook @phassociation

O2 breathe™ Events Raise Funds and Awareness Across the Country

2018-07-20T20:27:18+00:00 July 19th, 2018|

During 2018, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) will host twenty O2 breathe™ (pronounced: oh-to-breathe) fundraising events nationally. PHA works closely with local volunteers, PHA Support Group Leaders, Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCCs) and PH treatment centers to host these signature events which include walks, runs, a golf tournament and more! O2 breathe™ events provide the

PHA Conference Art Gallery Showcases Community Talent

2018-07-20T20:28:53+00:00 July 19th, 2018|

This year at PHA’s International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions, we hosted our first art gallery! Community members were invited to enter their artwork for review and selection by a professional curator. Entries were submitted by patients, caregivers, medical professionals and PHA staff and more than 20 pieces were on display during the gallery

Riders Rally in Memory of Jonah

2018-07-13T19:37:46+00:00 July 13th, 2018|

More than 500 people gathered June 23 in Murfreesboro, TN, to honor the memory of Jonah Guider at a fundraising event unlike any other Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) event across the country. This year’s “RideJonahRide” event, one of 20 PHA O2Breathe (pronounced: oh-to-breathe) events that are supported by PHA’s national sponsors, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd.,

2018 PHA Outstanding Members Awards Presented During Conference

2018-07-13T19:33:58+00:00 July 12th, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) would not be able to achieve its work without the dedication and excellence of the entire PH community. The individuals recognized during a June 30 awards ceremony at PHA’s 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions have exemplified dedication and service to the community and the association. They have