​​PA IPF Registry: IPF Patient Education Event

Do you, or a loved one, have Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)? September is Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month.

On behalf of the University of Pittsburgh’s Dorothy P. and Richard P. Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease at UPMC, IPF patients and their families are invited to come to a free event to learn about IPF with experts from across Pennsylvania and our special guest speaker, Kevin K. Brown, MD.

Kevin K. Brown, MD, is the vice chair of the Department of Medicine and a professor of medicine at National Jewish Health. He is the author and co-author of more than 100 articles on IPF.

Event Details

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Twentieth Century Club
4201 Bigelow Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Oxygen is available at the venue, and lunch will be provided.

Parking and Hotels

Parking is available at Soldiers and Sailors Parking Garage.

Hotel reservations can be made at the Wyndham Hotel by calling Sam at 412-682-6200, extension 6157. When you make your reservation, please ask for the UPMC corporate rate of $149/night.


To register, please call 1-866-922-4IPF (4473). At the prompt, provide your name, number of persons attending, phone number, zip code, and oxygen requirement.

Event Collaborators

  • The Dorothy P. and Richard P. Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease at UPMC
  • Geisinger Health System
  • The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
  • National Jewish Health
  • Penn Medicine
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
  • Temple University Hospital

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