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Shining a Light on Lung Disease in Colorado at Expo

(September 26, 2019) - DENVER

For more information please contact:

James Martinez
[email protected]
(312) 445-2501

Cutting-edge treatments and innovative management for lung disease and lung cancer are themes for the Moving Mountains – A Lung Health Expo, hosted by the Colorado Lung Health Connection and the American Lung Association in Colorado, on October 5 at the PPA Event Center – Denver, Colorado.  

LUNG FORCE Expo is designed for patients and healthcare professionals to learn more about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and other respiratory issues. Speakers from these fields will present current research on topics that have the greatest impact on those whose lives are touched by these conditions.

“By participating in the Expo, you are helping change what it means for people to live with lung disease,” said Ellen Penrod, Executive Director for the Lung Association. “Join us to learn important lung disease information, share a meaningful experience with others who are affected by lung disease, and care for yourself and others by expanding your lung disease knowledge.”

The event will feature some of the nation’s leading experts in lung disease and lung cancer, including:

  • Brian Tiep, MD, Director of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Smoking Cessation Programs, City of Hope
  • Holly Pren, Registered Dietitian and Certified Wellness Coach, University of Colorado Hospital in the Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Integrative Medicine, and Using Diet in Epilepsy Therapy clinics.
  • Jennifer Marks, MD, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon, The Medical Center of Aurora a HealthOne Hospital

Healthcare professionals, as well as patients living with lung disease or lung cancer, and caregivers are invited to attend the event on October 5. The Expo Patient and Caregivers Program is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and the Healthcare Professionals Program is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

More information and registration are available on the Expo website.

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About the American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator and a Gold-Level GuideStar Member, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: Lung.org.

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