COPD is the third leading killer of Americans, yet ranks 155th in terms in NIH funding. Why?

This past Sunday, Grace Anne Dorney Koppel and Ted Koppel explored this question and brought awareness of COPD and the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation to a nationwide stage.

The cover story for the November 27 episode of CBS “Sunday Morning” featured the couple, as well as the rehab facility Grace Anne spoke about during her keynote at our 2016 Annual Meeting.

Watch the episode here or click the image above. The segment begins at 8:00 into the piece. You may also read the article here Dr. Daniel Doyle, MD, interviewed in the piece, was lead author for an article in JCRP earlier this year.

Implementation and Outcomes of a Community-Based Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program in Rural Appalachia. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2017;37(4):295-298.

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