PULMONARY HYPERTENSION ASSOCIATION NEWS

PHA Continues Oxygen-Access Advocacy With Targeted Event

People with various lung diseases came together Jan. 31 to advocate for supplemental oxygen reform. The Pulmonary Hypertension Association collaborated with the American Lung Association, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and COPD Foundation for a virtual Oxygen Hill Day.

Pediatric, Early Career Research Grants Open

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is accepting applications for two research grants. Apply for the Pediatric Research Award by March 13 or the Early Career Mentored Scientist Award by April 3. PHA will start accepting applications for its Innovation in PH Research Award in March.

Get in Rhythm with American Heart Month

For those with pulmonary hypertension, paying close attention to your cardiovascular health can be vital to longevity. Up to 60% of people with PH can attribute their condition to left heart disease, and nearly 10% of people diagnosed with congenital heart disease will develop PH. This month is a good time to make smart choices for your long-term health.

Discover New Estate-Planning Tool

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has a new resource called FreeWill to help you arrange your future and support the people and causes closest to your heart. The online tool guides you through the process of creating your will or trust. It’s easy to use, free and takes about 20 minutes to complete.

Submit Your Ideas for PHA 2024 Education Sessions

If you’re a person with PH, caregiver or health care professional, consider presenting at PHA 2024 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions. The conference is set for Aug. 15-18 in Indianapolis. Suggest a topic of interest or apply to present an education session by Feb. 18.

PHA celebrates 10 years of accredited care centers

As we begin a new year, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association celebrates the 10th anniversary of its accreditation program for PH Care Centers. Today, there are more than 85 accredited centers, and nearly 20 more applications are under review. Learn more.

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Patient Support Group
Thursday, February 22, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
NY - Buffalo/ Niagara PHriends (Virtual)
Saturday, February 24, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST
OR - NE Portland (Virtual)
Wednesday, February 28, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PST
Grupo de apoyo en español
Wednesday, February 28, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Young Adult Support Group
Wednesday, February 28, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
AZ - Tucson (In Person)
Saturday, March 2, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM MST
WI - Madison/Janesville (In Person)
Saturday, March 2, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CST
FL - Broward County (Virtual)
Saturday, March 2, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST

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