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

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

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

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.,

Post-Transplant Life is an Unexpected Adventure

2018-07-11T20:00:47+00:00 June 27th, 2018|

By Kathleen Sheffer From left, Kathleen and Monica in the German Alps, with help from a self-timer. Against a fair amount of unfavorable odds, I will be photographing PHA’s 13th International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions. This will be the ninth Conference I’ve attended, and the first I’ll attend without pulmonary arterial

Conference Speaker Spotlight: Norman Stockbridge, M.D., Ph.D.

2018-06-20T16:00:31+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Scientific Sessions Planning Committee has announced Norman Stockbridge, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Division of Cardiovascular and Renal Products (DCaRP) in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as a speaker at PHA’s 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions. DCaRP is responsible

Conference Attendee Profile: The University of Michigan Pulmonary Hypertension Team

2018-06-11T14:20:05+00:00 June 8th, 2018|

PHA News periodically runs Q&A style profiles of pulmonary hypertension (PH) health care professionals and programs that are participating in PHA’s 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions. By Susie McDevitt, NP Tell us your program’s name and a little about your staff. University of Michigan (UM) Pulmonary Hypertension Program The University of Michigan pulmonary

Pediatric Focus at PHA’s 2018 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions

2018-06-08T19:19:29+00:00 June 7th, 2018|

Steven H. Abman, M.D. David B. Frank, M.D., Ph.D. Stephanie Siehr Handler, M.D. Uyen Truong, M.D. Erika S. Berman Rosenzweig, M.D. Despite recent milestones in the field of pediatric PH, knowledge and treatment options still lag behind that of adult PH. This year’s