“Ms. Temtchine’s courageous performance will inspire PH patients across the country and world and will help raise awareness for this terrible disease,” said Ms. Parziale.
Honoring the Legacy of a Pioneer in the Field
For two-and-a-half decades, Dr. Robyn Barst established herself as a leader in the field by providing state of the art medical care for children and adults with PH, founding the New York-Presbyterian Pulmonary Hypertension Center, conducting groundbreaking research in the field, mentoring numerous clinicians, and serving in PHA leadership through the Board of Trustees and Scientific Leadership Council.
“Robyn would have wanted people not to mourn her but continue her fight against PH. That’s why supporting PHA’s research and education to end this terrible disease is so important," shared Dr. Sam Barst, Dr. Robyn Barst’s husband.
About the Event
Thursday, November 7th
The Lighthouse at Pier 61
Cocktails and Step and Repeat photos at 6:30PM
Dinner at 7:30 PM
Ms. Temtchine’s performance at 8:30
Tickets and additional information available at http://www.O2breathe.org/nycgala or call 646-568-2068.
About Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs that can lead to heart failure. There is no cure. In 1985 patients had a 50% chance of surviving 2.8 years past date of diagnosis but, thanks to new treatments, prognosis is improving.
About the Pulmonary Hypertension Association
PHA is the country's leading organization connecting pulmonary hypertension patients, families, and medical professionals. Its mission is to find ways to prevent and cure pulmonary hypertension and provide hope for the community through support, education, research, advocacy and awareness. PHA provides free access t
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