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 1998. Joanne formed and currently co-leads a support group and she served two terms on the board of trustees of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Joanne has testified in Washington for PH causes and conducts local fund-raising events to generate funds for PH research.