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PAH: Treatment pathways and your care plan

February 29 2024 2:00 pm

Event Details


  • February 29 2024
  • 2:00 pm
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In honour of Rare Diseases Day, we look forward to presenting this webinar on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH): Treatment pathways and your care plan.

Our expert clinician will provide an overview of PAH and an insight into the current treatments and therapies to help get the most out of your treatment and care.

We will also be joined by two consumer representatives who will answer some of the most asked questions from the community around living well with PAH.

Both pre-submitted and live questions from participants joining the webinar will be answered by the panel.

Meet our panellists: 

Tegan, VIC 

Tegan has been living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension since 1994. Tegan works as a Nurse Consultant in Cancer Care, she travels internationally as much as she can and when she’s not she can be found crocheting at home with her cat and dog. Tegan also volunteers time for Lung Foundation Australia and as a Consumer Representative at her treating hospital.   

Dr David Michail, NSW

Dr Michail is a Consultant Respiratory and Sleep Physician, and is the Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Service at Westmead Hospital. David also chairs Lung Foundation Australia’s Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Committee and is a member on LFA’s Board of Directors.

Lucy, WA 

Lucy was diagnosed with PAH in 1988 and has been on IV Epoprostenol since 2011. She is a keen traveller who loves bringing home new recipes to cook for her family. 

Kylie, NSW 

Kylie is from a small country town Bowning NSW. She was diagnosed with PAH in October 2006 after a long time of misdiagnosis. She has also been on the pump medication since October 2008. 

She is a wife, mother of 4 and now a grandmother of 2, something that she never thought she’d get to see that day. 

When: Thursday 29 February 2024

Time: 2PM (QLD), 3PM (NSW, VIC, TAS, ACT), 2:30PM (NT, SA), 12PM (WA)