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PHA's PSA Media Blitz – From Rare to Everywhere

June 4, 2014

PHA has a great new awareness raising opportunity you can easily get involved in: PHA’s Public Service Announcement (PSA) Media Blitz. Learn more about this campaign to bring PSA's focused on pediatric PH research and early diagnosis into every household in America and how you can get involved.

Presenter Information

Steve Van Wormer

Steve Van Wormer
PHA Board of Trustees

Steve is a PHA board member and parent to Lucas. Steve and his wife Marina have been committed to the cause since the day their son Lucas was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary hypertension in November of 2006 at the age of four. Over the last few years, Steve and Lucas have created dozens of PH-focused PSAs in 43 different languages. Steve and Lucas hope that these PSAs, which TV and radio stations play as a free service to their communities, educate households across America about PH.

Elisabeth Williams

Elisabeth Williams
PHA Grassroots Campaigns Senior Manager

Elisabeth is PHA’s Grassroots Campaigns Senior Manager and in that capacity she builds volunteer membership in the 435 Campaign (legislative advocacy) PHAware Campaign (media outreach) and support current Campaign members in their communications with their Members of Congress and the media. Elisabeth is available to provide resources, advice and support to anyone interested in PH advocacy or media awareness. 

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