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2021 September PF Awareness Month
Patient Education Symposium

The KC Foundation for PF,  Dr. Mark Hamblin, and his staff  hosted a virtual Patient Education Symposium.

The symposium was held over three Saturdays .

  • September 11th

  1.  IPF vs. PF – discussion of different types of pulmonary fibrosis; how imaging and diagnosis may influence management with  genetic tie in.  

  2. Anti-fibrotic therapy and clinical trials.  


  • September 25th 

  1. IPF Co-morbidities (Cough, GERD, CAD, OSA).  

  2. Non-pharmacologic Therapy (without medications)  (Oxygen, pulmonary rehabilitation, and other treatments).  

  3. Lung Transplant.  

  • October 2nd

  1. PH-ILD – Pulmonary hypertension associated with Interstitial Lung Disease.  

  2. End of Life Care (Symptom management, palliative care, hospice) . 



Lung with pulmonary fibrosis

Dr. Mark Hamlin presents Treatment and Trials to

the Greater KC Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group

February 18th, 2021

12:00 – 5:00 pm

Treatment and Trials Slide Presentation


The Kansas City Foundation for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Patient Education Symposium

September 21st, 2019

12:00 – 5:00 pm

St. Joseph Medical Center Community Center

Building D

1000 Carondelet Dr 

Kansas City, MO 64114​

Summit presentation
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