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Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill 2016 (AADCH)

Advocate for patient-centered healthcare. Influence policy. Be the voice of change. Join us on Capitol Hill, May 12, 2016.

5/12/2016
When: Thursday, May 12, 2016
7:00 AM
Where: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Ave N.W.
Washington, District of Columbia  20001
United States
Contact: Marcela Gieminiani
703-641-9595


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Allergy & Asthma Network invites you to our 19th annual Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill (AADCH). Join us to advocate on behalf of patients and families across the country and educate members of Congress and their staffers on allergy and asthma issues and the importance of guidelines-based care. 

May 12, 2016
  • Advocacy Training and Breakfast: Prepare for Congressional visits; review key issues
    • 7:00-8:30 am, Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC
  • Congressional Visits: Allergy & Asthma Network advocacy staff will arrange individual and group meetings with members of Congress according to participants' home districts.
    • 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Capitol Hill
  • Congressional BriefingInnovation & Asthma Management: Unlocking barriers to patient care
    • 12:00 pm, Room B-340, Rayburn House Office Building, 75 C Street SW, Washington, DC            

Speakers:

  • Dr. Paul Garbe, Director of the CDC National Asthma Control Program: The State of Asthma in the U.S.
  • Michelle Freemer, Asthma Program Director, National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI): Updating the NIH Asthma Guidelines for better patient outcomes
  • Alisa Smith, Deputy Director, EPA Indoor Environments Division
  • Ickey Woods, former NFL player whose teenage son passed away due to asthma: Reaching communities through the Jovante Woods Foundation
  • Natalie Grant, Grammy-nominated Gospel artist and mother of child with asthma: Learning to live with life-threatening asthma 
  • Networking Reception:  Meet with fellow advocates, healthcare professionals and industry leaders. Presentation of the EPA National Environmental Leadership Awards in Asthma Management
    • 5:30-7:30 pm, Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill 

Register today!

8:30 am-4:30 pm, Capitol Hill
8:30 am-4:30 pm, Capitol Hill

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