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COPD in Rural Communities: A Learn More Breathe Better® Webinar

Virtual (webinar)
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET


Register to attend “COPD in Rural Communities: A Learn More Breathe Better® Webinar” on October 18 at 1 p.m. EDT!

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is more than twice as common in rural areas. In this Learn More Breathe Better webinar, learn why COPD disproportionately impacts rural communities and about resources available to use during National COPD Awareness Month in November & beyond. Hear from guest speakers about the impact of their programs to improve the lives of people with COPD in rural communities.


  • Neyal J. Ammary-Risch, MPH, MCHES
    Office of Science Policy, Engagement, Education, and Communications, NHLBI
  • Kristen Dillon, MD, FAAFP, Chief Medical Officer
    Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
  • Sally T. Buck, MS, FACHE, CEO
    National Rural Health Resource Center
  • Hilary Payne, MPH, Director
    Appalachian Pulmonary Health Project

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