October 17, 2023
COPD in Rural Communities: A Learn More Breathe Better® Webinar
Ahead of National COPD Awareness Month in November, HRSA’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy will join the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Learn More Breathe Better® program and guest speakers to discuss this chronic lung disease and its impact in rural areas.
In this webinar, the Learn More Breathe Better® program will highlight resources you can use during National COPD Awareness Month in November and beyond. Guest presenters will speak about the impact of COPD on rural populations and how their programs address this disparity.
Guest speakers include:
- Kristen Dillon, MD, FAAFP, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)
- Sally T. Buck, MS, FACHE, National Rural Health Resource Center (NRHRC)
- Hilary Payne, MPH, Appalachian Pulmonary Health Project
For educational resources, visit Learn More Breathe Better’s National COPD Awareness Month page.
Register to learn about efforts to address health disparities and improve the lives of those with COPD in rural communities.
When: Wednesday, October 18, 2:00 p.m. ET
If you have any questions about the webinar or registration, please email Greta Gorman at firstname.lastname@example.org.