GREATER ATLANTA GEORGIA SUPPORT GROUP - GA
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August 27, 2016 SUPPORT GROUP MEETING
Greater Atlanta Pulmonary
Hypertension Support Group
Who: Dr. Hunter Champion
(see bio below)
What: The Disease State - covers all the PH Therapies
When: August 27, 2016 - 12noon-3pm
Where: East Cobb United Methodist Church
2325 Roswell Road, Marietta, GA
( Fellowship hall on back of property)
RSVP: By August 24, 2016 - 706-331-0938 or
Sponsor: Thanks to Lung Biotechnology for sponsoring the
lunch and speaker.
Dr. Hunter Clay Champion, MD, PhD, FAHA
Dr. Champion was born in Opelika, Alabama and raised in Thomasville, GA. He received his B.S. in Biological Science from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and his MD/PhD in Cardiovascular Pharmacology from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. After his medical school training, Dr. Champion joined the Osler Housestaff Service of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine where he completed his internship and residency. He subsequently completed his training in Cardiovascular Disease and Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology at Johns Hopkins where he stayed on as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. He Directed the Bernard Laboratory for the Study of Cardiovascular Disease from 2005-2009. In July of 2009, Dr. Champion joined the faculty of the Divisions of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine and the Cardiovascular Institute at The University of Pittsburgh as an Associate Professor of Medicine where he directed Translational Research for the University of Pittsburgh Vascular Medicine Institute and the Pulmonary Vascular Disease Center. In addition, he directed the Clinical and Translational Vascular Unit of the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Champion is married to Lark and has three children (Hunter Clay, Callaway, and Spencer). When not in clinic or the hospital setting, he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and golf
Save the Date : 13th Annual
GA PHA Fun Walk for a Cure
October 8, 2016
East Cobb Park