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Group Leader: Merle Reeseman 724 458-5573

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Pittsburgh PH Support Group

Pittsburgh PH Support Group

Merle Reeseman, Support Group Leader


Tuesday November 15, 2016

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.


AGH/AHN - Magovern Exhibit Hall

320 East North Ave., PGH,15212 PA 

 Current Medications for Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension


Drug Adherence and Compliance

Eating Healthy



Presentation will begin at 12:15 and will continue during lunch.

Our chat and share time will be after the presentation.

Please RSVP to Merle by Nov 11th either by phone or email:

724-458-5573 or

Thank You Actelion for providing our lunch


November 22, 2016

1 to 4 p.m.

UPMC 203 Lothrop St., PGH, PA 15213 

Biomedical Science Tower - connected to Eye & Ear Lobby -- Conference Rm S100A

Come and hear from our experts about the latest in PH research and learn what investigations we are working on.  Following presentations there will be a tour of the PH research labs 








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