PH Awareness Month 2023

October 31,2023

November is Pulmonary Hypertensions Awareness Month and, as always, we have something for everyone! See below all the ways you can participate and amplify awareness with Team PH this November.

PH Awareness Webinars
All month long
Watch the recordings of our PH Awareness Month Activities webinars, Current PH Research and Evolving Therapies, InPHorm: PH Patients Tell All, and the Team PH 2023 Research Town Hall.

Turkey Trot
All month long

In honor of PH Awareness Month, Team PHenomenal Hope is inviting everyone to participate in a national TPH Turkey Trot to fundraise for our Unmet Needs Fund for PH Patients. If you are planning on going for a walk, run, or trot this Thanksgiving, post a picture and share this link! We hope this can be an event that brings people together for years to come in the name of finding a cure for pulmonary hypertension. Let’s go! Email with any questions.

Team PH Virtual Support Group
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. ET. – Watch the recording here.
This month the topic will be Navigating Insurance and Co Pays with Marcie Hoffmann of CVS. She will provide advice and answer questions on how to navigate medical insurance benefits and copays. Marcie is the National Liaison of Patient Advocacy and Engagement with CVS Specialty. Those living with PH and caregivers are encouraged to attend.

Aerovate 5K
Saturday, November 4 at 9 a.m. ET in Boston
Register now for the second annual Aerovate 5K and walk on Saturday, November 4 in Boston for a chance to win an official custom event bluetooth speaker! Join us for an indoor fun family event in support of the PH community. Those living with PH can attend for free. Free onsite parking is available.

Team PH Pulmonary Hypertension State of the Union Town Hall – Watch the recording here.
Wednesday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. ET
This webinar will include speakers from the medical community to discuss rapid -fire topics and an update from the Team PH 2022 research award winner, Dr. Arun Jose of the University of Cincinnati, on his project findings. Discussions include everything from social determinants of health, community and social services resources, oxygen therapy, to understanding meds and their pathways, and more. See our complete agenda and speakers below:

What to expect when a loved one is diagnosed, Jonathan Broome
PH classifications, Dr. Meghan Cirulis
PH and travel, Julia Feitner
Oxygen therapy; state of the art and accessibility, Tonya Zeiger, RRT, CPFT
PH medications and their pathways, Jenn Keeley, DNP, CRNP
Community and medication resources, Jordin Rice, RN
Managing swelling, carbs, sodium, and lasix, Martha Kingman Liberty, DNP., APRN, FNP-C
Exercise and PH, Dr. Jean Elwing
PAH risk stratification–why do it and what does it mean, Susie McDevitt, DNP, ACNP-BC
PH emergencies, Denise Lewis, RN
Social determinants of health (SDOH); nonmedical factors that influence health outcomes, Dr. Lana Melendres-Grove
Team PH 2023 Research Awardee, Arun Jose, MD

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