Advancing Research 2022-2023

Highlighting our impact in lung disease research, including in-depth looks at researchers from the Airways Clinical Research Centers, updates from our Award & Grant recipients and patient stories.

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Turning Lung Disease Diagnosis into a Giving Opportunity

Steve Kornacki, NBC News and MSNBC National Political Correspondent, joined the American Lung Association as an Ambassador to tell his family’s personal story of lung disease.

Project Update: How Do Schools Deal with Access to the Asthma Medication Albuterol?

"We have enrolling schools across Illinois into a stock inhaler pilot program to examine how stock inhaler programs affect school absence, 911 calls, nurse satisfaction and asthma diagnoses. We are interviewing and surveying school nurses, administrators, and other staff about their experiences with asthma before and after having the inhalers." 

Andrea Pappalardo, MD, University of Illinois

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Shattering Glass Ceilings

Read more about how Kellie Smith, PhD, is immeasurably contributing to lung cancer research as the American Lung Association’s first-ever Pierre Massion Lung Cancer Discovery Award recipient and inspiring female researchers everywhere.

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