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PHA on the Road is a FREE, day-long educational forum that seeks to provide education and support to patients and their family members across the country living with pulmonary hypertension. This patient-focused program offers interactive presentations, educational sessions and networking opportunities for patients, caregivers and PH medical experts in the region.

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Join us at one of our upcoming forums:

Be sure to check back for updates on schedules, programs and speakers

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 in Washington, D.C., at the Grand Hyatt Washington
(Complimentary Valet Parking and Metro Accessible)

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 in Tampa, Fla., at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina
(Complimentary Valet Parking)

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Ever leave a doctor's appointment just to remember that you forgot to ask a question? The Washington, D.C. Co-Chairs for this event are Christopher Barnett, MD, MPH, Washington Hospital Center and Oksana Shlobin, MD, FCCP, Inova Fairfax Hospital. They will be leading the charge to create informative and meaningful Medically Led Sessions with plenty of time for participants to ask questions and learn more about pulmonary hypertension research, treatment and diagnosis.

Past General Session topics have included:

  • Diagnosis: How is PH Diagnosed?
  • PH Treatments: What are My Choices?
  • Long-term Medical Management of PH
  • What is on the Horizon? Clinical Trials and Drug Development

Past Breakout Session topics have included:

  • Emergency Situations
  • Exercise
  • Insurance Issues
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatric PH
  • PH and Emotional Wellbeing
  • PH and Other Associated Conditions
  • Traveling with PH
  • Women’s Health Issues

Hear four attendees talk about their experiences at PHA on the Road in Atlanta in 2015 in the video below.




Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Bayer HealthCare
United Therapeutics Corporation

This is a program of the PHA Medical Education Fund, made possible through educational grants from our supporters.


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The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) awarded PHA the Abbey S. Meyers Leadership Award in 2012 for outstanding service to PHA members in advocacy, education and other key areas.