US COPD Coalition

Events

Sep
10

Advancing NIH Research on the Health of Women: A 2021 Conference

On October 20, 2021, the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Research on Women’s Health, in conjunction with the Advisory Committee on Research on Women’s Health (ACRWH), will host the “Advancing NIH Research on the Health of Women: A 2021 Conference.” The key topics to be discussed, as identified by Congress, are clinical practices related to … Read more

Aug
9

Hawaii COPD Coalition Presents its 15th Annual COPD Education Day

Join the Hawaii COPD Coalition for their FREE 15th Annual COPD Education Day on Friday, September 10, 2021, from 9:30am-12 noon Hawaii Standard Time (3:30pm – 6:00 pm Eastern) on Zoom! Tentative program:Intro to COPD and Current Treatments by Czamira “Maya” Alba, NP, StraubExercise and Pulmonary Rehabilitation by Clarence Rodrigues, RRT, KaiserEating Optimally for Lung Health by Asha Deveraux, … Read more

Oct
20

World COPD Day: Hawaii COPD Coalition Offers Free Webinar

Join the Hawaii COPD Coalition for a free Zoom webinar celebrating World COPD Day 2020 on Saturday, November 21 from 10:00am – 12:00 noon Hawaii Standard Time.  The topic is Living Well with COPD in a Pandemic.  The schedule is: 10:00-10:35am Hawaii Standard Time Advanced Therapies for COPD:  Present and Future — Shanon Makekau, MD, pulmonologist at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii … Read more

Sep
21

Video Series Highlights the “Faces of Work-Related COPD

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) has produced a series of videos aimed at getting the word out about work-related Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Faces of Work-related COPD is an impact video series that is part of a NORA Respiratory Health Cross-Sector Council initiative. There are four short … Read more

Aug
19

Join COPD Foundation for IMPACT 2020

IMPACT 2020 is an exciting two-day virtual advocacy event taking place September 22-23, 2020. Learn how to build your advocacy and storytelling skills and share your personal experiences with members of Congress, all from the comfort of your own home. No travel is required and there is no cost for participating. Click here for detailsTo learn … Read more

Aug
8

COVID-19: What’s Next – Preparing for the Second Wave

Join colleagues worldwide for the COVID-19: What’s Next virtual event Sept. 11-12. In collaboration with the Society of Critical Care Medicine, this conference features the newest research findings, updates, and resources. Anthony S. Fauci, MD, will deliver the plenary lecture. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, experts predict a second wave of infection. Ensure that you are equipped with the latest information … Read more

Aug
8

The Intersection of Behavioral Health and Nicotine Addiction: The Respiratory Therapist’s Role

Respiratory therapists (RTs) have the privilege of serving populations of all ages that are directly and indirectly impacted by nicotine addiction. Due to our position, RTs can be and should be armed with the information to assist people interested in nicotine cessation regardless of the reason they are receiving care. It is a myth that … Read more

Jun
12

USCC Presents Two-Part Webinar Series

The US COPD Coalition is excited to present a free, two-part webinar series that will focus on helping COPD patients stay healthy, both mentally and physically, as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.  The first webinar, “Coping with Stress in Difficult Times”, featuring Arpi Minassian, Ph.D., will be broadcast live at 3:00 pm Eastern on Wednesday, June 24th. Dr. Minassian … Read more