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Webinar: Alpha-1 Patient Education Day


The American Thoracic Society (ATS) in partnership with the Alpha-1 Foundation and UC San Diego Health held a patient education day on December 8th. The presentations were part of "Alpha-1 Week at the ATS" educational programming and featured the following talks:


Welcome from Courtney L. White, ATS


Welcome from Kathleen Welch, Alpha-1 Foundation

Welcome from Kamyar Afshar, DO, UC San Diego Health

Management of Asthma by Praveen Akuthota, MD

Pharmacological Therapies for COPD by Jisha Joshua, MD

Strength and Edurance Training for COPD by Kathryn Leonard, DPT

Q & A

Functional Nutrition for COPD by Courtney Dunn, RD

Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation by Atul Malhotra, MD

Liver Disease in Individuals with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency by David Brenner, MD

Q & A

Psychosocial Strategies by Kayla Howard-Anderson, LCSW

Lung Transplant for the Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Candidate by Kamyar Afshar, DO

Q & A