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PHA On the Road AttendeesWashington, DC

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001


Christopher Barnett, MD, MPH, Washington Hospital Center
PHA on the Road Washington, D.C. co-chair

Oksana Shlobin, MD, FCCP, Inova Fairfax Hospital
PHA on the Road Washington, D.C. co-chair

Janet Arp, Patient Representative and Support Group Leader

Daniel C. Grinnan, MD, VCU Medical Center

Denise Lewis, RN, BSN, Inova Fairfax Hospital

Stephen Mathai, MD, MHS, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Betsie Miklos, Patient Representative and Support Group Leader

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.

This year’s session topics include:

  • Communicating and advocating for yourself in a PH emergency
  • How to manage oxygen at home, at work and on the go
  • Living with PH and connective tissue disease
  • Understanding the different types of PH
  • PH Care and Treatment—Where are we? Where are we going?

To make this event accessible to as many people as possible, in addition to free registration, PHA is offering:

  • Free valet parking
  • Free childcare for children ages 3-16 (no diapers, please)
  • Free breakfast and lunch for all attendees





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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