US COPD Coalition

Year: 2014


EVENT ALERT:COPD Together Caregiver Webinar!

EVENT ALERT: Our member, the COPD Foundation, is conducting a webinar for caregivers on November 20th! It’s a webinar you don’t want to miss! Please visit this link to check out the event details and to register:


October 2014 Semi-Annual Business Meeting

On October 28th, 2014 the U.S. COPD Coalition hosted its’ semi-annual business meeting in Austin, Texas in conjunction with the CHEST conference. The meeting included some great presentations: an update from NHLBI, an update on LungForce from the American Lung Association, a call to action for the Patient Powered Research Network from the COPD Foundation … Read more


Get Involved!

Unique Opportunity for Patients/Advocates to Review and Comment on Newly Proposed Research on  Respiratory Health Illnesses and Conditions The Department of Defense (DOD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) is seeking individuals who are living  with Respiratory Health conditions to participate as reviewers of applications of newly proposed research … Read more


Upcoming Event: U.S. COPD Coalition Meeting!

U.S. COPD Coalition Semi-Annual Business Meeting  October 28th, 20141:00-4:00pm Hilton Austin500 E 4th StreetRoom 412Austin, Texas 78701 Please join the U.S. COPD Coalition for our semi-annual business meeting for a presentations on the Patient Powered Research Network and LungForce, information on COPD Awareness Month, an update from NHLBI, a networking session and so much more! … Read more


An Update from APTA!

Hello USCC Membership!   U.S. COPD Coalition Board Member Ellen Hillegass wanted to share a recent article published in the June Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal in the Official Guidelines from the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section titled, “Supplemental Oxygen Utilization during Physical Therapy Intervention.” This article has been a project four years in the making with the … Read more


May 2014 Semi-Annual Business Meeting

On May 20th, 2014 the U.S. COPD Coalition hosted its’ semi-annual business meeting in San Diego, California in conjunction with the ATS conference. The meeting included national policy updates, information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, information about new projects and initiatives, and much more. Please feel free to look over the meeting … Read more


SAVE THE DATE: May 20th Business Meeting

Hello USCC Members! Be on the lookout for our save the date email about our upcoming business meeting in San Diego.  Here are the meeting details: May 20th, 1:00-4:00pmOmni San Diego675 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101Gallery IIHotel Phone: 1-619-231-6664 Feel free to reach out to Becca,, with any questions or for additional information. 


It’s AARC Virtual Lobby Week!

Respiratory therapists are going to Washington, D.C. to meet with members of Congress to lobby for support of HR 2619 The “Medicare Respiratory Therapist Access Act”. You can help these DC-bound respiratory therapists joined by patient advocates and local area RT students in their efforts by contacting your own members of Congress just before they … Read more