Pennsylvania IPF Research and Awareness CELEBRATION EVENT, Thursday, September 12 at 4 pm
YOU’RE INVITED in celebration of September 2019 Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, Pennsylvania has delegated the week of September 8-September 14 as “Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research and Awareness Week”! Thank you to Sen. Pat Browne for supporting this profoundly needed effort to support patients and their families living with pulmonary fibrosis!
Details:Date: Thursday, September 12
Time: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Location: 3350 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley, PA 18034Refreshments will be served and TastyKakes, too!
- 4.00-4.05 pm: Introduction: Jennifer H. Wescoe, M.Ed., NCC, Executive Director, Wescoe Foundation for Pulmonary Fibrosis
- 4:05-4.25 pm: What is IPF? Dr. Doug Corwin: St. Luke’s Pulmonary Associates
- 4.25-4.50 pm: Q&A for patients and families
- 4.50-5.00 pm: Senator Pat Browne: Chief of Staff: Ms. Ellen Mallard-Kern presenting Pennsylvania Senate Resolution No. 183
Speakers:Sen. Pat Browne: Chief of Staff: Ms. Ellen Mallard-Kern
PA Senator: 16th District since 2005Championed the passing of PA Senate Resolution delegating the week of Sept. 8-Sept. 14 as “Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research and Awareness Week” as well as support and education for patients and their families throughout Pennsylvania.
Dr. Doug Corwin and SLUHN faculty:
St. Luke’s University Health Network PulmonologistDr. Corwin has been one of our PF Warriors in the uphill trek to raise awareness, support and education patients and their families about this rare lung disease. He attends our support groups at St. Luke’s University Health Network Anderson and Bethlehem campuses! Dr. Corwin also presents at Wescoe Foundation for Pulmonary Fibrosis and Temple Lung Center’s annual Information Seminars at Homewood Suites, Center Valley, PA.Our tremendous gratitude to Sen. Pat Browne and his team, St. Luke’s University Health Network, Boehringer Ingelheim for your dedication to the pulmonary fibrosis community! We are truly grateful for all of your support in this very important cause and celebration!
PLEASE NOTE: Our SLUHN Bethlehem Group Lung Transplant Mentorship Group is replaced by our PA IPF Research and Awareness Celebration on Thursday, September 12 at 4 pm. All other supports groups are as scheduled.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions and RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org; 484-553-6340.