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The official blog of the Lung Institute.

What is My Why? Michelle Lesser

14 Feb 2018
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What is My Why? Michelle Lesser

A featured series where Lung Institute employees tell their stories. #WhatIsMyWhy I have been with the Lung Institute for three years. I truly believe in what we do, and I also have a passion for what we do. I am the community relations specialist and in my role, I act as a physician’s liaison going…

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What is My Why? Loribeth Valdez

7 Feb 2018
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What is My Why? Loribeth Valdez

: I do think I have a good ear and a sympathetic feel for what our patients experience. Some patients are angry about their situation. Many don’t realize there is something they can do to feel better. I want them to give up their anger, see hope and not give up.

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Lung Institute’s Dr. Jack Coleman Featured on CareDash.com

1 Feb 2018
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Lung Institute’s Dr. Jack Coleman Featured on CareDash.com

When CareDash.com, a leading patient-advocacy website, wanted an expert to talk about the disease, they turned to the Lung Institute’s senior medical director, Dr. Jack Coleman.

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What is My Why? Melissa Rubio

31 Jan 2018
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I was drawn to the Lung Institute for various reasons. First, lung health is extremely important to me and second, I am able to see the difference our treatment can make for those with chronic lung disease.

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The Lung Institute earns The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval

30 Jan 2018
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The Lung Institute earns The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval

We, at the Lung Institute, are proud to announce we have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation. This prestigious accreditation is given to organizations that demonstrate continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s nationally recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of high quality that reflects…

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What is My Why? Aurora White

24 Jan 2018
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Why Is My Way_Aurora

We talked, and she told me the treatment had worked and she was so grateful. She looked like a different person and she said she had her life back. I could see life in her eyes which I didn’t see earlier.

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What is My Why? Dezi Zevin

17 Jan 2018
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Dezi Zevin is a physician assistant at the Lung Institute’s Tampa clinic. Much of her early life was burdened by chronic asthma and spending time in hospitals. She grew out of it and dedicated her life to helping others. Now the disease may be coming back.

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What is My Why? Sarah Hocutt

11 Jan 2018
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A featured series where Lung Institute employees tell their stories #WhatIsMyWhy I am the Patient Relations Manager for the Lung Institute and have worked here for almost three years. I moved from Wisconsin where I worked in retail and for a big sporting goods manufacturer. Growing up, my grandfather had COPD, but I didn’t really realize…

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What is My Why? Dr. Jack Coleman

28 Dec 2017
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A featured series where Lung Institute employees tell their stories #WhatIsMyWhy An Honor, Privilege, and Duty to be Your Physician Being a physician was something I dreamed of becoming since I was a child. My brother, sister and myself are the first generation of my family to go to college and beyond in our education….

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