Breathe Pennsylvania awarded $40,000 to three individuals for the purpose of conducting research leading to improved care and outcomes of lung disease patients.

Congratulations to the recipients:

Merritt Fajt – “The Impact of Longitudinal Allergy Changes on Asthma and Severe Asthma in Western Pennsylvania”


Kathleen Oare Lindell (pictured with Dr. Frank Sciurba) – “Early Integration of Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced COPD and their Caregivers”


Brandy Hill – “Asthma Institute Registry (AIR)- environmental health assessment- a pilot study in the Mon Valley”