US COPD Coalition

Congressional Briefing on COPD held in DC


The US Capitol was the site of a Congressional briefing on COPD on Wednesday, November 15th. The expert panel featured Dr. Gary Gibbons, the Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Dr. David Mannino, Dr. Jerry Krishnan, and Grace Anne Dorney Koppel, President of the Dorney Koppel Foundation and COPD Patient Advocate. The moderator was Lisa Simpson, the President and CEO of AcademyHealth. The U.S. COPD Coalition live-streamed the proceedings. Click on the link below to view the briefing.

Click here to view the briefing: Congressional COPD Briefing [Please note that the video is sideways for the first four minutes (during introductions), then it is correct.]