US COPD Coalition

Year: 2013


Rep. David Joyce Signs On As Caucus Co-Chair

Representative David Joyce (R-OH) has agreed to serve as Co-Chair of the Congressional COPD Caucus Representative Joyce represents Ohio’s 14th district and serves on the House Appropriations Committee and the following subcommittees; Interior, Labor, Health and Human Services, and Transportation, Housing and Urban Development. The U.S. COPD Coalition is looking forward to working with Representative … Read more


May 2013 USCC Semi-Annual Business Meeting

On May 20, 2013 the U.S. COPD Coaliton (USCC) hosted it’s Semi-Annual Business Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The meeting provided updates from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), competitive bidding, the USCC Board of Directors, the upcoming COPD Surveillance Report, the USCC strategic planning committee, and member organizations. Below you can view the … Read more


Help Rebuild the Congressional COPD Caucus

As we look forward to the new 2013 Congressional session we will be saying good bye to many of our valued members of the Congressional COPD Caucus. After the 2012 election the COPD Caucus will be losing 13 members for the 2013 Congressional session, including 12 Representatives and 1 Senator. However, of these changes can … Read more


State COPD Legislation Passed in 2012

State COPD Legislation Passed in 2012 It was a great year for COPD public policy due to all of your advocacy efforts! We successfully passed COPD legislation in 46 states; primarily governor proclamations and legislative resolutions announcing November 2012 as COPD Awareness Month. Advocates from across the country mobilized to submit proclamation requests to 47 governors … Read more