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Don't Panic! - A Patient's Guide to Understanding and Dealing with PH

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Meeting Description:
If you or someone you know was recently diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH), please join us for a webinar especially designed for newly diagnosed patients. Dr. Vinicio de Jesus Perez will review the basics of what every patient should know about PH, its treatment and coping with this disease. Discussion will cover PH epidemiology, classifications, diagnosis, genetics and available treatments. Guest PHA PHriends, Ryan Juntti and Melanie Kozak, will also be available to help answer any questions.
Date: Thu, Jul 17, 2014
Time: 03:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): PHA Classroom
 Presenter Information
Vinicio de Jesus Perez, MD
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Dr. Vinicio de Jesus Perez received his MD from the University of Puerto Rico Medical School and completed an internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine in Denver, followed by postdoctoral research training at Stanford University. He focused on researching genetic and molecular mechanisms of pulmonary hypertension (PH) and devoted his clinical practice to diagnosis and management of PH. He is presently assistant professor of medicine and staff physician of the Stanford Adult PH Clinic where he trains fellows pursuing careers in PH. He is principal investigator of a research with the ultimate goal of identifying new therapeutic targets to treat this devastating disease. As a medical professional belonging to a minority group, Dr. de Jesus Perez is involved in academic endeavors seeking to improve access of care for patients with disadvantageous ethnic backgrounds and promote diversity in medicine.