April 16 2011 - Denver area lung patients LEARN MORE breathe better FREE seminar
Posted Apr 16 2011 11:04am
The COPD Foundation is pleased to partner with the ATS in organizing this years
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel Plaza Ballroom on the 16th St. Mall 1550 Court Place, Denver CO Saturday, May 14th 201110:00am- 4:00 pm Meet the Expert - seminar. American Thoracic Society Public Advisory Roundtable (ATS)
The PAR Meet-the-Expert Patient/Family forum segment at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm will be an informal mix and mingle forum held prior to the general scientific sessions will give patients and their families a chance to interact with prominent pulmonologists from around the globe and ask them questions.
The Breathing Better forum is a patient-information session open to lung patients and their families and will feature expert speakers, as well as patients who will share their stories. The theme for this year’s event is “Empowering Patients”; many high profile pulmonologists will give a series of talks on patient empowerment
The event is free for participants. There will be an oxygen refill station, lunch will be provided.
The chair for this years Seminar is Dr. Bart Celli, known worldwide as a prominent COPD physician and educator. A representative from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute will be present to discuss current research and clinical trials and should provide an excellent opportunity to express our need for more funding geared toward finding a cure!
Let's show the ATS the heart of the Denver COPD community. By making our voices and concerns heard we can play a major part in ultimately finding a cure! VALET PARKING AT THE REDUCED RATE OF $6 will be provided in the Sheraton onsite garage.
Please put this on your calendar and plan to attend.
The date is May 14, 2011.
The time is 10:00 A.M
REGISTRATION: by May 1st
Please RSVP toBill Clark (in photo) Director of Outreach Programs | COPD Foundation www.copdfoundation.org
1-866-731-2673, ext. 308 (photo at the CCC conference.