PITTSBURGH SUPPORT GROUP
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Leader Contact Information
Feel free to contact our group's leaders to share your story, ask questions and get connected with our group.
Group Leader: Merle Reeseman 724 458-5573
Group email address: PA-Pittsburgh@PHASupportGroups.org
Upcoming Meetings and Events
Come meet with other patients and caregivers at our next support group meeting. Click the View Calendar button below for upcoming meeting information.
Pittsburgh PH Support Group
November 19th, 2013
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Allegheny General Hospital
320 East North Avenue ~ Pittsburgh, PA 15212
AGH Cancer Center Conference Room
Join us when Dr. Raymond Benza will explain
is it PAH, PVH or just PH
And what is the difference.
Raymond L. Benza, MD, is an internationally recognized cardiologist who serves as Medical Director of the Advanced Heart Failure,Transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) Considered one of the country’s foremost experts on pulmonary vascular diseases and cardiac transplantation, Dr. Benza has played a major role over the past two decades in advancing the study and treatment of pulmonary
hypertension and will help us better understand the what’s and why’s.
Please RSVP to Merle by November 12;
either by phone or email.
724 458-5573 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Merle Reeseman ~ Support Group Leader
Lunch will be provided
by: Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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PITTSBURGH PH SUPPORT GROUP
WALKING PHOR A CURE
August 11, 2013
Registration begins at 1 p.m. at the Harmar Shelter on South Ridge Dr. (up by the swimming pool area) Allison Park, PA 15101 Located at North Park which is part of Allegheny County Parks.
Please register early so we have your shirt size and a reliable food count. Registration for an individual is $25 and $15 for each additional family member. Children under 12 will be $10 each.
Our walk will start at 2 p.m. then the phun agenda will follow. We will have a guest speaker, then two doctors speaking about PH and Dr. Patty George will tell us about a Race phor our Lives. Four women on bikes. Nine days to cross America. Devoted to thousands who struggle to breathe.
Start asking your family and friends for donations – have a jar and put in your loose change and bring it to the walk. Let’s help phind a cure for this dastardly disease.
Any and all donations are graciously accepted. Checks may be made payable to:
Pulmonary Hypertension Association / PGH-PH
Please contact Merle if you have any questions.