Pittsburgh PH Support Group

“The intention of this group is to offer hope, provide support, inspiration, education, and resources to anyone who falls under the umbrella of pulmonary hypertension; be it PAH, PVH, APAH or PH; to include any and all wanting to learn more about this life threatening disease known as pulmonary hypertension.”  READ MORE

For details and updated information, visit the PH Association website.

Group Leader:
Merle Reeseman  |  724 458-5573

PH Program Research Day for Patients

Tuesday, May 7, 2019  |  9:00am – 2:00pm 
Scaife Hall (UPitt), Conference Room 1105 AB (11th Floor)


The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC are hosting a Pulmonary Hypertension Research Day for Patients. Come and hear from our experts about the latest in PH research, and learn what investigators are working on NOW to better understand PH.

  • Lectures by experts
  • Talk to researchers
  • Tour the labs
  • Book signing and discussion with Linda Selig,
    author of Life Lessons for My Little One



Please RSVP to Mary Ann Mazzella at mazzellam@upmc.edu
or Cheryl Brunner at 412-647-0478 .

Walk PHor A Cure

Contact:  Merle Reeseman
724 458-5573 | OHPA.PHER@gmail.com

Western PA Young Adult PHriends Support Group

“A support group that is geared to PH patients in their 20s, 30s and 40s, their caregivers, family & friends.  Our participants live in Western PA and Eastern OH.  We aren’t your typical support group.  No folding chairs.  No stale meeting rooms.  No boredom.  No more feeling isolated in your PH diagnosis.”  READ MORE

Group Leaders: Julia Feitner | 412-400-2054 Holly Tissue-Thompson  |  724-735-2694


Pittsburgh Marathon Expo &
Mile Marker 8 Water Station

Sunday, May 5, 2019
Pittsburgh, PA

Team PHenomenal Hope volunteers help to raise awareness at the Pittsburgh Marathon Expo, as well as during the race, working the Water Station at Mile Marker 8 of the course.


Contact:  Chris Field at Team PHenomenal Hope
877-646-4673 |  Send Message

PHenomenal Hope 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, April 27, 2019  |  8:30am – 12:00pm
North Shore Riverfront Trail, Pittsburgh, PA

“The annual PHenomenal Hope 5k is a set of races in Pittsburgh, PA, that include distances of 5k, 1 mile, and 1/2 mile. The goal is to raise research funds and general awareness of pulmonary hypertension, a rare disease with no cure.” – teamphenomenalhope.org

REGISTER for this year’s event!

For details and updated information VISIT http://phenomenalhope5k.com/.

UPMC HealthBeat provides information to the public about Pulmonary Hypertension.
Read and watch here: http://share.upmc.com/pulmonary-hypertension/