Go back to Patient Education Resources What Is Oxygen Therapy? Oxygen is a gas that is vital to human life. It is one of the gases that is found in the air that we breathe; however, sometimes when lung or heart disease is present, you may require additional oxygen for your organs to function normally. […]
“Clean air is a basic human right,” Tonya Winders, President and CEO of the Allergy and Asthma Network stated Thursday morning at “The Air We Breathe: An Atlantic Summit.” The summit, which focused on discussing the quality of our air and the implications on our health, took place on Thursday, April 20, at VenueSIX10 in […]
Sandra G. Adams, MD, MS, FCCP March 27, 2017 In 2010, Sandra G. Adams, MD, MS, FCCP, received the CHEST Foundation Distinguished Scholar Award. Her award allowed her to provide education about COPD for health-care professionals. Read our interview with Dr. Adams as she discusses her accomplishments and goals toward championing lung health. What is […]
By: Catherine Oberg, MD In 2016, Catherine Oberg, MD, was awarded the CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Women’s Lung Health for her project on household air pollution in Ghana. Read a recent interview with Dr. Oberg in which she describes how she is championing lung health. How I Got Involved In medical school […]
Your donations to the CHEST Foundation unlock knowledge and put it into practice to improve patient outcomes. Making a Difference Your support is funding a grant for the East African Training Initiative (EATI), for example, which will help decrease mortality in a severely underserved population. Ethiopia bears the burden of high tuberculosis and lung disease […]
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The mission of the CHEST Foundation is to champion lung health by supporting clinical research, community service, and patient education.