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I'm Aware That I'm Rare: the phaware® podcast

A new podcast series devoted to raising global pulmonary hypertension awareness with dynamic stories from PH patients, caregivers and medical professionals from around the world. New Episodes every Monday & Thursday!

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Tim Smith Transcript 107

Oct 31, 2017

Pulmonary hypertension patient, Tim Smith was diagnosed in October 2014.  On the third anniversary of his PH diagnosis, Tim shares his thoughts on clinical trials and getting the word out to help doctors and patients be more aware so that PH patients get diagnosed quicker.

I'm Tim Smith for Scottsdale, Arizona. I was...


Oct 30, 2017

Pulmonary hypertension patient, Tim Smith was diagnosed in October 2014. On the third anniversary of his PH diagnosis, Tim shares his thoughts on clinical trials and getting the word out to help doctors and patients be more aware so that PH patients get diagnosed quicker.

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Joanne Sperando Transcript 106

Oct 27, 2017

Joanne Sperando lives in North Babylon, NY and was the third person in her family to be diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension (PH). Joanne’s mother lost her 23-year-old sister Josephine to PH in 1963.  Joanne’s brother John was diagnosed in 1995 and passed in 2015 and she received her diagnosis in...


Oct 26, 2017

Joanne Sperando lives in North Babylon, NY and was the third person in her family to be diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension (PH). Joanne’s mother lost her 23-year-old sister Josephine to PH in 1963.  Joanne’s brother John was diagnosed in 1995 and passed in 2015 and she received her diagnosis in...


Seema Hess Transcript 105

Oct 24, 2017

Seema Hess and her husband John (one of phaware’s co-founders) are caregivers to their son, Iain, who was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension at age 5. Seema shares a raw account of Iain's recent double lung transplant surgery. She details the four months Iain spent in ICU. Seema also shared this experience...