Learning to Live Your Best Life with PH: Join PHA on the Road in 2019

2020-12-21T14:32:04-05:00May 30th, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is excited to announce dates and cities for two PHA on the Road: PH Patients and Families Education Forums in 2019. PHA on the Road, a program of the PHA Community PH Education Fund,* is a unique opportunity for individuals with pulmonary hypertension (PH) and their families to

Therapy Debate Explores PAH Treatment Options

2020-12-21T14:32:04-05:00May 30th, 2019|

“Initial Triple vs. Sequential Combination PAH Therapy” will be debated at the PHPN Symposium, “Influencing the Practice: The Art and Science of Treating Pulmonary Hypertension,” in Washington, D.C., Sept. 5-7.  Ioana R. Preston, M.D., will be pitted against Jeffrey S. (Jeff) Sager, M.D., MSCE, on the second day of the Symposium, Sept. 6,

Symposium Session Focuses on Special Challenges of Women with PH

2020-12-21T14:32:05-05:00May 23rd, 2019|

Women with pulmonary hypertension (PH) deal with a host of different issues including family planning, dating and relationships and self-image. Because these topics can be difficult to discuss, the 2019 PHPN Symposium for health care professionals, “Influencing the Practice: The Art and Science of Treating Pulmonary Hypertension,” Sept. 5-7 in Washington, D.C., will feature

World PH Day Puts Spotlight on PH Around the World

2020-12-21T14:32:08-05:00May 9th, 2019|

On May 5, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) joined pulmonary hypertension (PH) organizations around the world in recognizing World PH Day. The goal of World PH Day is to put a spotlight on how PH affects individuals around the globe. This month, PHA’s The Right Heart blog will highlight stories by individuals from around

Celebrate Nurses Week and Sign Up for Symposium

2020-12-21T14:32:09-05:00May 9th, 2019|

In honor of National Nurses Week, May 5-12, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) extends its heartfelt thanks to the many nurses worldwide who assist pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients and their families every day. We hope that many nurses will take advantage of early-bird registration for our PH Professional Network (PHPN) Symposium, “Influencing the Practice:

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

2020-12-21T14:32:10-05:00May 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

Family Honors Water-Loving Grandfather at Chicago Stride for a Cure

2020-12-21T14:32:11-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

On May 18, Doreen Potter and her family will attend the 2019 Stride for a Cure 5K and Walk outside of Chicago, in memory of Bud Vance, their father, grandfather, husband, friend and mentor. Bud was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH) in 2013 after visiting multiple doctors due to the decline of his breathing

Call for Abstracts Deadline Extended!

2020-12-21T14:32:11-05:00May 2nd, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has extended the deadline for abstracts for the 2019 PHPN Symposium, “Influencing the Practice: The Art and Science of Treating Pulmonary Hypertension” Sept. 5-7. Health care professionals who treat PH now have until May 10 to submit their abstracts for consideration. This opportunity only comes once every two

PHA Community Helps Spread the Word About Organ Donation

2020-12-21T14:31:12-05:00April 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,