Unidos Hablemos de… Asthma & COVID-19 Conference

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United, Let’s Talk About…
My Lungs, My Asthma, My Journey
Hispanic patients with asthma and COVID-19 discuss research and study questions they want answered

What is the Unidos Hablemos de….(United, Let’s Talk about…) Virtual Conference Series?

This virtual conference series is six monthly, one-hour online events offered in Spanish and English. We want to have a conversation with you – as a member of the Hispanic and Latino community. Together, we will talk to better understand your needs about:

  • the impact of asthma and COVID-19 in your community.
  • what you and your family need to improve your asthma care and stay safe from COVID-19.
Catch the Replays: Session 1  Session 2 

Join Us for Our Third Session:

United, Let’s talk about… Hispanic patients with asthma and COVID-19 discuss research and study questions they want answered

Thursday, December 2, 2021 • 4:30 p.m. ET

Phone Number 703-641-9595
The first 100 eligible asthma patients and caregivers who attend will receive a $25.00 Amazon gift card!

Open to Verified U.S. residents only.
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What we will cover in this event:

  • A patient panel sharing their stories about living with asthma and COVID and why they choose to participate in studies
  • Discuss some of the questions patients want answered
  • The use of technology to learn about COVID in the Hispanic and Latino Community

Who should attend?

  • Hispanic/Latino patients, families and caregivers affected by asthma and COVID-19
  • Health professionals, medical researchers, clergy and religious leaders and other stakeholders
  • All people who wish to better understand the medical needs of the Hispanic/Latino community.
Dr. Katya Corado MD portrait

Katya Corado, MD is a physician in the Division of HIV Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California and is speaking on behalf of Combat COVID/

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Judith Flores, MD will serve as the Panel Moderator. Dr. Flores is a pediatrician in Brooklyn, New York.

Patient Panel Members:

Head photo of Rev. Dorothy “Dot” Delarosa, Pastor and Patient Advisor

Rev. Dorothy “Dot” Delarosa

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Megan Llamas – Carreon

Head photo of Angel Melendez, Patient Advisor with lifelong asthma.

Angel Melendez

Kristina Ramirez headshot

Kristina Ramirez


Head photo of Tonya Winders, President/CEO, Allergy & Asthma Network

Tonya Winders, President/CEO, Allergy & Asthma Network

Phone Number 703-641-9595

Session 1:  United, Let’s Talk About…Facing the Pandemic: Living with Asthma and COVID in the Hispanic/Latino Community – October 7, 2021


Session 2:  United, Let’s talk about… The importance of including Latinos in asthma and COVID studies – November 4, 2021


What we covered

  • What is the Patient Centered Outcomes (PCoRI) study?
  • Lessons learned from tethe Asthma Relief by the Power of the Person (PeRson EmPowered Asthma RElief (PREPARE) study on asthma
  • The experiences of patients who have participated in studies on asthma

This conference was funded through a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award #EAIN 21130

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