Project Description

PH and Your Child

Recorded on March 31, 2021
Dr. Eric Austin discusses how pulmonary hypertension (PH) affects children and answers common questions about heritable pulmonary atrial hypertension (PAH). The event will help parents to understand how pediatric PH is treated. PHA thanks Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for its diamond sponsorship of the PHA Connects fund, which provides support to this PHA Live event.

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About the Speaker

Eric Austin, M.D.

Eric Austin, M.D., is a physician-scientist and educator. He is a pediatric pulmonologist specializing in pediatric pulmonary medicine and rare and common pediatric pulmonary diseases at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. Dr. Austin is the director of the Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Clinical and Research Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, an accredited PH Care Center (PHCC), where he treats individuals with PH and other pulmonary vascular diseases. Additionally, he is director of the MSCI Training Program at Vanderbilt and an associate professor of pediatrics. Dr. Austin is involved in translational longitudinal research of children and adults with PH. He is a longtime member of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association and has served on the PHCC steering committee, as co-chair of the Research Room committee for the 2014 PHA Conference and on other advisory committees.

PHA thanks Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for its diamond sponsorship of the PHA Connects fund, which provides support to this PHA Live event.