PHA Connects: COVID-19 and Your Health
The Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) health and wellness series, PHA Connects: COVID-19 and Your Health, aims to educate and support our pulmonary hypertension (PH) community during the COVID-19 pandemic. PHA Connects provides patient education, live interviews and online events that matter to your health and wellness today. You can find additional COVID-19 resources at PHAssociation.org/COVID-19. PHA Connects is made possible through the support of our sponsors.

Pulmonary Hypertension and COVID-19: 4 Months Into the Pandemic

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA)’s next Facebook Live event will address pandemic-related questions, including what it means when your state or city reopens and the efficacy of masking. Find out your options if you’re afraid to go to the doctor’s office and how caregivers can help protect loved ones with pulmonary hypertension (PH). Join us at 8 p.m. EDT Friday, July 17 for “Pulmonary Hypertension and COVID-19: Four Months into the Pandemic.” Pulmonologist Murali Chakinala will discuss the latest information on COVID-19 and risks for PH patients. Dr. Chakinala also will address how PH patients and their families can stay safe.
Have a question about staying safe during COVID-19? Send us your questions.

About the speaker
Murali Chakinala, M.D., FCCP, is a professor of internal medicine and is director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Care Center and co-director of the Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangectasia (HHT) Center at Washington University. He is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine. Dr. Chakinala is the chair of PHA’s Scientific Leadership Council, chair of the PHCC Oversight Committee and member of Cure HHT’s Global Research Medical Advisory Board. His interests include clinical research and management of pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary arterio-venous malformations, pulmonary thrombo-embolic diseases and end-stage lung diseases.

Watch Previous Events in the PHA Connects Series

COVID-19 Resources

Upcoming Events

Join us for our upcoming lineup of PHA Connects virtual town halls and support group meetings. Check back for updates. Please note dates are subject to change.
Date Event
July 14 Pediatric Community Virtual Support Group
July 16 Northeast Community Virtual Support Group
July 17 Pulmonary Hypertension and COVID-19: 4 Months Into the Pandemic
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July 21 Puerto Rico Community Virtual Support Group
August 1 Summer Phling
August 7 Tips and Tricks to Maximize Your Energy
August 14 Exercise and Pulmonary Rehab in PH
August 21 Facebook Live Support Group
September 10 Drug Discovery from Lab to Consumer
September 25 Understanding the PH Drug Pipeline
October 9 Advancements in PH Research

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