US COPD Coalition



Considerations for Wearing Masks

The following article is reprinted from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) website. Evidence for Effectiveness of Masks Your mask helps protect those around you COVID-19 spreads mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets. Respiratory droplets travel into the air when you cough, sneeze, talk, shout, or sing. These … Read more


A Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci

The American Lung Association (ALA) has partnered with HCPLive, a clinical news and information portal for physicians, to launch a podcast series hosted by the ALA’s Chief Medical Officer (and US COPD Coalition Board of Directors member) Dr. Albert Rizzo. Entitled Lungcast™, it spotlights conversations with researchers, physicians, patients and advocates about hot topics impacting lung health. Dr. Rizzo … Read more


COPD and COVID-19: A Conversation with a Front-Line Provider

Join Respiratory Health Association as they invite Dr. Khalilah Gates from Northwestern University to share her experience as a front-line provider during the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has affected those living with COPD. Dr. Gates is a practicing pulmonologist who focuses on COPD, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses. She will also share early learnings … Read more


COPD in the COVID-19 Era

Join the Hawaii COPD Coalition for their 14th Annual COPD Education Day on Friday, 9/11/2020 from 10:00am – 12:00pm Hawaii Standard Time (4:00 – 6:00 pm Eastern). The day will consist of a FREE online webinar (via ZOOM). As always there will be great speakers, and the ability to get your questions answered. Hear about … Read more