What’s Happening at RHA?

Scroll through our blog to read stories of impact, announcements, updates, lung health in the media, and more. Use the Categories and Tags features to filter additional posts about a specific topic.


September 5, 2023

State of Illinois First to Fund School Asthma Program – RESCUE Program Aims to Keep Kids with Asthma in School

September 5, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Respiratory Health Association (RHA) and Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) have launched the RESCUE Illinois Schools program. RESCUE, which stands for Resources for Every School Confronting Unexpected Emergencies, will serve over 3,000 schools in Illinois in its first year. The purpose of the program is to […]
August 30, 2023

Meenal B. Patwardhan, MD, MHSA, Joins RHA Board of Directors

August 30, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Respiratory Health Association is proud to announce the election of Dr. Meenal B. Patwardhan, MD, MHSA, to its Board of Directors. Dr. Patwardhan’s extensive experience in academia, evidence-based practice, healthcare policy, as well as her leadership in the pharmaceutical industry and expertise in clinical research make her a […]
August 28, 2023

Constellation Executive Dwayne Pickett Joins RHA Board of Directors

August 28, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Respiratory Health Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Dwayne Pickett to the board of directors. As a member of the Board of Directors, Dwayne will help guide the strategic direction of RHA and promote corporate engagement. His commitment to excellence, innovation, and community engagement makes him […]
August 21, 2023

Respiratory Health Association Statement on EPA Decision to Delay Changes to Ozone Health Standard

August 21, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Under the guise of ‘needs more study’ the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today made a decision that ensures Americans will continue to breathe more dangerous ozone smog for many years to come. Rather than proposing a tighter ozone health standard early next year as expected, it has […]
August 18, 2023

Lockton Executive Joshua Luther Joins RHA Board of Directors

August 18, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Respiratory Health Association is proud to announce the election of Joshua Luther to the board of directors. Throughout his career at Lockton Companies, Joshua has held various client account team roles, providing him with a deep understanding of client service and the execution of strategic goals. As a […]
July 20, 2023

Dr. M. Bradley Drummond Receives 2023 Solovy Award for COPD Research

July 18, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Respiratory Health Association (RHA) is pleased to name M. Bradley Drummond, MD, MHS, the recipient of the 2023 Solovy Award for Advancement in COPD. Dr. Drummond is a distinguished, board-certified pulmonary and critical care physician at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. The Solovy Award was […]
July 19, 2023

What Kind of Air Purifier Should I Buy for My Home?

The number of poor air quality days is increasing. Hopefully, you’ve already taken a few initial steps such as keeping the windows closed, making sure your AC unit doesn’t bring in outside air but recirculates air inside the home, and wearing an N95 mask. Another option is the DIY Corsi-Rosenthal filter, an excellent and effective […]
July 14, 2023

RHA Hosts 27th Annual CowaLUNGa™ Charity Bike Tour to Fight Lung Disease

July 14, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Hundreds of riders will participate in the 27th annual CowaLUNGa Charity Bike Tour taking place July 29-31, 2023, while raising funds for Respiratory Health Association. CowaLUNGa Charity Bike Tour starts at Gurnee Mills Mall in Gurnee, IL and offers a one-day ride (18 or 65 miles), a two-day […]
May 18, 2023

RHA Board Member Heads Federal RECOVER Study

Included in the American Rescue Plan of 2021, was a new $1.15 billion multi-site study into the effects of Long COVID by the National Institutes of Health. The Researching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) study looked to identify how individuals recover from a COVID-19 infection and which populations are at higher risk for Long COVID. […]
May 15, 2023

Clifford Law Offices Becomes a Diamond Sponsor of CowaLUNGa™ Charity Bike Tour

May 15, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Respiratory Health Association is pleased to announce that Clifford Law Offices will be a diamond sponsor of the 27th annual CowaLUNGa™ Charity Bike Tour. During the three-day bike event taking place July 29-31, employees from Clifford Law will be seen riding as part of Team CLO Troopers. “We […]
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10