US COPD Coalition

Month: February 2020

Feb
13

Video Raises Awareness of COPD and the Need for Research Funding

A powerful new video has been released that raises awareness of the critical need for significantly increased COPD research funding. COPD is the third leading killer among chronic diseases, but it is ranked 165th in research funding. This is unacceptable! The new video, “It’s COPD, Dammit!”, was produced by Foote, Cone and Belding (FCB) pro bono for … Read more

Feb
7

Sharon Cornelison Appointed to USCC Board of Directors

Sharon Cornelison, RCP, RRT-NPS, has been appointed to serve on the US COPD Board of Directors. Sharon will serve out the remainder of the unexpired term of former board member deNay Kirkpatrick, DNP, APN-BC, who resigned due to work commitments. Sharon is a respiratory therapist, a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist, and a COPD Research Coordinator at … Read more

Feb
7

New FDA Webpage on Vaping-Associated Respiratory Illnesses

he following statement has been released by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA): “FDA and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working closely with state and local health officials to investigate incidents of severe respiratory illnesses associated with the use of vaping products as quickly as possible. While the investigation … Read more