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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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Avi Halpert - phaware® interview 319

Mar 31, 2020

My name is Avi Halpert. I work for United Therapeutics Corporation, based in Silver Spring, Maryland. I've been happily employed with UT going on 14 and a half years. Just happened upon UT when I was working in the Silver Spring market, managing and building and had an interview with Dr. Martine Rothblatt...


Mar 30, 2020

Avi Halpert is Vice President, Corporate Real Estate at United Therapeutics. In this episode, Avi discusses his role of overseeing the development of UT's Silver Spring, Maryland headquarters as well as site development of their North Carolina facilities to meet corporate energy goals.

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Paula Menezes - phaware® interview 318

Mar 24, 2020

Paula Menezes was a caregiver of her mother, Maria Cristina, who was diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension in Jan 2005. Maria passed away in 2007. Before her death, ABRAF (Brazilian Pulmonary Hypertension and Related Diseases Association), was founded by Paula’s father. Paula is the president of the organization as...


Mar 23, 2020

Paula Menezes was a caregiver of her mother, Maria Cristina, who was diagnosed with Pulmonary Hypertension in Jan 2005. Maria passed away in 2007. Before her death, ABRAF (Brazilian Pulmonary Hypertension and Related Diseases Association), was founded by Paula’s father. Paula is the president of the organization as...


Shanna Hiemstra - phaware® interview 317

Mar 20, 2020

South African Pulmonary hypertension caregiver, Shanna Hiemstra is captain of Team PH South Africa. Since Shanna's mother Sandra was diagnosed, Shanna has become largely involved with PHA South Africa.

My name is Shanna Hiemstra. I am part of the committee of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association of South Africa. I'm...