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Upcoming Simmons Center Events and Support Groups

View or print a PDF of our 2021 events.

Please join us on Zoom for this year’s meetings that are NOW on Tuesdays.

Dial in by toll-free phone:

  • 877-853-5247
  • Meeting ID: 94806747756#

May 4, 2021
UPMC Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Deb Piontek, Shawn McCurdy, and Kayla Klein 
2 to 4 p.m.
Zoom/Toll-Free Phone


June 1, 2021
Benefits of Therapy Appointments; Managing Anxiety and Depression

Deborah Gillman, PhD
2 to 4 p.m.
Zoom/Toll-Free Phone


Saturday July 17, 2021
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Walk – Pittsburgh
(formerly The Violet Rippy 5K for Pulmonary Fibrosis)
For more information, visit violetrippy5k.org


August 3, 2021
Update on the Genetics of IPF
Rachel Sutton, MS, CGC
2 to 4 p.m.
Zoom/Toll-Free Phone


October 5, 2021
Introducing and welcoming to our group: Melanie Königshoff, MD, PhD, ATSF, FERS and Oliver Eickelberg, MD, FERS, ATSF
Brief Introduction to Their Research
2 to 4 p.m.
Zoom/Toll-Free Phone


December 7, 2021
Annual Holiday Party

2 to 4 p.m.
Zoom/Toll-Free Phone


Contact Us

Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease

Clinic location (for patient appointment):
Comprehensive Lung Center
Falk Medical Building, 4th Floor
3601 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Schedule an appointment at 412-802-3275 or request an appointment online.