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Group Leader: Merle Reeseman 724 458-5573

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Upcoming Meetings and Events

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Pittsburgh PH Support Group

Pittsburgh PH Support Group

Merle Reeseman, Support Group Leader


Saturday, April 11, 2015

Registration begins at 11 a.m.


Crowne Plaza (formerly Holiday Inn)

401 Holiday Dr., Pittsburgh (Greentree), PA 15220


Join us for presentations by: 


Dr. Michael Mathier from UPMC, he will talk to us about

AMBITION – an update (multiple therapy vs single)


Dr. Patricia George also from UPMC, will discuss  

Surgical Treatments of PAH.


Presentations will begin at 11:30, and will continue during lunch.

Our chat and share time will be after the presentations.

Please RSVP to Merle by April 7th either by phone or email:

724-458-5573 or ohpa.pher@gmail.com

Thank you United Therapeutics for providing our lunch.


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And don't forget our WALKING PHOR A CURE this year it will be on September 26th, NORTH PARK - BEVERIDGE SHELTER -- starting at noon.

Let’s help raise those funds for research and awareness – Let’s all work together to find a cure for this Dastardly Disease.





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