For Health Professionals

For up-to-date facts and reports about COPD, the latest in research news, and resources for health professionals, the American Lung Association is a widely recognized source of information.

COPD Research and Data


The American Lung Association is committed to providing up to date information and statistics about COPD, as well as supporting the leading edge of COPD research. » More

Patient Centered COPD Care

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Patient centered COPD care is comprehensive and involves addressing the needs of the whole person, including both the physical and emotional needs to improve their quality of life. » More

COPD Clinical Trials

Find a Trial

See frequently asked questions about clinical trials, including who can participate, how they work, where to find one and what benefits they offer the patient. » More

Tobacco Cessation

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Find resources to help your patients quit and see how you can help strengthen laws and policies that protect everyone from secondhand smoke and prevent young people from starting. » More

Lung Force Expos


This one-day event features experts from lung health-related fields presenting on current research and topics, an exhibitor showcase and a chance for patients, caregivers and the local medical community to connect. » More

Join Our Efforts

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We offer several ways for healthcare providers to get involved in educating people living with COPD and their caregivers. Learn more about our community-based education and advocacy programs, and how you can contribute. » More