Jesus Cornejo: Big Heart
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By Eileen Lepionka “I could barely make the walk through the yard, which was only about 150 feet.” "My Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) journey began in August 2014. I was an active salesperson, selling toys at a hospital gift shop on
"2004 and 2007. Years that were life altering but have led me to my new normal. They are the years I was diagnosed with lupus and pulmonary hypertension (PH) respectively. "Hello, my name is Bernadette Bonifacio and I’m a Lupus Warrior and PHighter. Having
“If I don’t push myself a little, I know I would just sit on the couch and a vicious cycle would ensue.” "This month the Boston Marathon took place. A culmination of months of training, countless half marathons and other qualifiers all
“ I...love to tell my story and what organ donation has done for me, and how it’s affected my life as well as the lives of my families and friends.” "My name is Lauri Stanfield, I’m 47 years old, and I’m a
“The change in my life and my recovery is nothing short of amazing. I will be forever grateful to my donor and her family for the precious gifts they gave me. I will cherish our organs forever…” "I am Michelle, a single
“I feel so blessed to have been given this second chance opportunity. It never would have happened had it not been for someone who became an organ donor.” "You may remember my 1,200-mile trip from Florida to Massachusetts, by train, in September
“I don’t know anything about [my organ donor], but they are MY HERO.” “I would like to start off by saying that I am here today because of one person and I have no idea who they are! I don’t know what
Those who are just starting out in their professional career in pulmonary hypertension (PH) will not want to miss the 2019 PH Professional Network Symposium, “Influencing the Practice: The
This week PHA wrapped up the submission period for theme ideas for the PHA 2020 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions to be held June 12-14, 2020, in Anaheim,
In less than three weeks, PHA on the Road travels to San Francisco for a day of programming that offers something for everyone, from the newly diagnosed to
Last month the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) advocated for improved health insurance coverage for veterans and military personnel who have pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). PHA submitted comments June 28
On August 10, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is bringing PHA on the Road to San Francisco! Registration is now open for the San Francisco area PHA on the
Have you submitted a theme idea for the PHA 2020 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions? If you haven’t yet, don’t worry, you still have a chance to win
A regional support group leader training held in Silver Spring, Maryland, last month reminded Laura Camponeschi why she volunteers as a support group leader. “This was really helpful, inspiring
Working in the field of pulmonary hypertension (PH) can often be challenging, heartbreaking and overwhelming. But what these experts do matters. And it’s inspiring! Health care professionals who attend
Dear PH Community, As we pause to celebrate our nation’s birthday tomorrow, I am reminded of and grateful for the role that volunteers, driven by a desire to give
Five years after the PH Care Centers (PHCC) initiative began to help pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients find quality medical care, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association accredited its 70th PH center
Your theme ideas for the PHA 2020 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions continue to roll in as we gear up for the big event in Anaheim, Calif. The
A session on “Insurance Challenges: Finding Coverage for PH Therapies” will be presented at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association's (PHA’s) PH Professional Network (PHPN) Symposium, which takes place from Sept.
Amy Chybowski and Tracy Vaughan, leaders of the PHA Madison/Janesville, Wisc., area support group, recently hosted a special cooking event. Led by University of Wisconsin Health culinary and registered
What’s in store at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s PH Professional Network (PHPN) Symposium “Influencing the Practice: The Art and Science of Treating Pulmonary Hypertension,” Sept. 5-7, in Washington, D.C.?
Karen Fragale and Traci Stewart, Pulmonary Hypertension Association support group leaders of the Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Iowa Support Group, hosted a meeting on palliative care on June 8. At
Pulmonary Hypertension Association Promotes International World PH Day to Raise Awareness to Help Improve Patient Outcomes
Silver Spring, Md. (May 1, 2019) - The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) joins dozens
Cardiovascular Institute of North Colorado earns PHA Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers Program accreditation
Designation assures access to specialized care for thousands with PH SILVER SPRING, MD (January
Silver Spring, MD (Jan. 22, 2019) — The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) will hold
Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) staff and medical leadership presented research findings and interacted with global health care professionals with an interest in pulmonary hypertension (PH) at the
Individuals with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH, World Health Organization Group 4 PH) who have surgery to remove blood clots from the lungs could have a better
Dear PH Community, In 1994, just three years after the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) was founded by three patients and a caregiver, PHA held its first International
The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) just launched its new Clinical Trial Finder that allows individuals to search for research in pulmonary hypertension (PH), so it seems fitting
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