Patient Mentor Profile

Carson Smith

Carson

Diagnosed in 2002

"I am a young professional working in public health research. I have had PH since the middle of high school (2003). I have been able to complete undergraduate and two masters programs since my diagnosis. When I have time I love salsa dancing, yoga and traveling."

About Carson:

  • Born in 1986
  • Lives in Missouri
  • Type of PH:Associated with Pulmonary Veno-occlusive Disease
  • Languages: English

Carson feels comfortable discussing her experiences with:

  • oral medication
  • working with PH
  • traveling with PH
  • communicating with school personnel about PH
  • communicating with medical personnel
  • communicating with children about PH
  • online communities (PHA email groups, message boards, chats)

Contact Carson:

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