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Upcoming Simmons Center Events and Support Groups

View or print a PDF of our 2020 events.


February 10, 2020
4th Annual Violet Rippy Memorial Lecture

Featured Speaker: Lisa H. Lancaster, MD
1 – 3 p.m.
Biomedical Science Tower (BST) S120
Learn more about this event (PDF)


March 2, 2020
From Apnea to Zs: The Basics of Sleep
Speaker: Rachel Givelber, MD
1 - 3 p.m.
Biomedical Science Tower (BST) S120


May 4, 2020
Planning for Your Future
Speaker: Jared Chiarchiaro, MD
1 - 3 p.m.
UPMC Scaife Conference Center, Room 1105ABC


July 18, 2020
10th Annual Violet Rippy 5K – Pittsburgh North Shore
Please visit www.violetrippy5k.org to register.


September 14, 2020
Gateway Clipper Boat Cruise
Invitations to follow


October 5, 2020
Keeping Your Bones Healthy
Speaker: Jessica Bon Field, MD
1 - 3 p.m.
Biomedical Science Tower (BST) S120


December 7, 2020
Annual Holiday Party
Invitations to follow
1 - 3 p.m.
Biomedical Science Tower (BST) S120


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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.