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A featured series where Lung Health Institute employees tell their stories #WhatIsMyWhy My mother’s been dealing with pulmonary fibrosis, and she has a autoimmune disease. Her treatment gives her little to no benefit, and seeing that I cannot really do anything to make her situation better gives me a lot of encouragement to help others and…
Prior to coming in to the Lung Health Institute, this patient had been told by a doctor that there was nothing else that could be done and that it was time to go home and get their affairs in order. That was more than 2 ½ years ago, and the patient is doing great!
A featured series where Lung Institute employees tell their stories #WhatIsMyWhy My dad had lung cancer, and he passed away 10 years ago. He was a heavy smoker throughout his life, and being able to help the patients and families who have gone through the same things we did to try to help my dad has…
I’ve gained a lot of knowledge at Lung Health Institute about cellular treatments that I definitely didn’t have three years ago, and it’s been really awesome to become educated in a field that even physicians don’t have a lot of information about.
After his treatment with us, he invited us out sailing and we recorded his testimonial on board. He took us out on his boat and he did everything; all we did was point and shoot and record. You could not tell he was suffering from a lung disease.
Each patient is unique. I go into each conversation open-minded and don’t ever judge or make assumptions about an individual.
She then regaled me with the story that she can now go to the mall for a few hours without her oxygen and now she doesn’t even think about it when she leaves the house.
I learned quickly that anyone living with a chronic lung disease can be involved in a daily struggle, even a minute-by-minute struggle. We are giving the patients hope and we are giving their families hope.
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…