Committees

Thanks to the committee members who are helping make PHA 2020 an event to remember.

Conference Advisory Committee

  • Rita Orth, R.N., adult with PH
  • Michelle Liu, M.D., M.P.H., parent of child with PH
  • Traci Stewart, R.N., M.S.N., CHFN, PH health care professional
  • Doug Taylor, adult with PH

Patient Breakout Sessions Review Committee

  • Kathy McCloy, R.N., M.S.N., ACNP-BC, chair
  • Betsie Miklos, adult with PH
  • Brandon Penaranda, caregiver
  • Jeffrey Sager, M.D., MSCE
  • Kelly Wiegele, parent of child with PH

Research Room Committee

  • Andrew Sweatt, M.D., chair
  • Micheala Aldred, Ph.D.
  • Ankit Desai, M.D.
  • Rebecca Vanderpool, Ph.D.
  • Paul Yu, M.D., Ph.D.

Scientific Sessions Committee

  • Corey E. Ventetuolo, M.D., M.S., chair
  • Nadine Al-Naamani, M.D., M.S.
  • Andrea G. Baird, M.S.W., LCSW
  • Jacqueline Brewer, AGPCNP-BC
  • Marla Burke, B.A., B.S.N., R.N.
  • Jessica H. Huston, M.D.
  • Bradley Maron, M.D.
  • Mary Mullen, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Racquel Rivera-Hill, PharmD, BCPS
  • Lindcey Telesford, R.R.T.

Welcome Committee

  • Monica Penaranda (chair), adult with PH, Greater Los Angeles Support Group Leader
  • Ernestine Desoto, adult with PH, Santa Barbara Support Group Leader
  • Summer Gibson, adult with PH, High Desert Support Group Leader
  • Susan Koenig, adult with PH, Metro Orange County Support Group Leader
  • Sandee Lombardi, R.N., Nurse Coordinator UCSD Pulmonary Vascular Program, San Diego Support Group Leader
  • Jeanette Merrill-Henry, RCP, RRT-NPS, PH Coordinator, Loma Linda Support Group Leader
  • Lakeshia Orr, adult with PH, Loma Linda Support Group Leader
  • Julie Scott, adult with PH, San Diego Support Group Leader
  • Jennifer Stone, adult with PH, San Fernando Valley Support Group Leader
  • Betty Lou Wojciechowski, caregiver and parent to someone with PH, Metro Orange County Support Group Leader