Unidos Hablemos de… Asthma & COVID-19 Conference

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Unidos Hablemos de…
United, Let’s Talk About…
Facing the Pandemic: Living with Asthma and COVID-19 in the Hispanic & Latinx Community

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 Latinx 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.

Join Us for Our First Session:

United, Let’s Talk About…Facing the Pandemic: Living with Asthma and COVID in the Hispanic/Latinx Community

Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 • 4:30 p.m. ET

 
Or call 800-878-4403
 
Para español 571-378-4381
 
You can choose to hear a Spanish-speaking live interpreter when you log in.

What we will cover in this event:

  • Information to help you make informed decisions about asthma or COVID-19 care.
  • How getting involved in research can help answer questions that are important to you and your family.

Who should attend?

  • Hispanic and Latinx patients, families and caregivers affected by asthma and/or COVID-19
  • Healthcare professionals, medical researchers, clergy and faith-based leaders, and other stakeholders
  • All people who wish to better understand the healthcare needs of the Hispanic/Latinx community
Speakers:
Head photo of  Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD, Director, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami Lakes, Florida

Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, MD, Director, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami Lakes, Florida

Head photo of Purvi Parikh, MD, FACP, FACAAI, Medical Director at Allergy and Asthma Associated of Murray Hill, New York City, New York

Purvi Parikh, MD, FACP, FACAAI, Medical Director at Allergy and Asthma Associated of Murray Hill, New York City, New York

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

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

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

Angel Melendez, Patient Advisor with lifelong asthma

Moderator:

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

Tonya Winders, President/CEO, Allergy & Asthma Network

 
Or call 800-878-4403
 
Para español 571-378-4381
 
You can choose to hear a Spanish-speaking live interpreter when you log in.

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

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