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Thursday, Aug. 15 

Topic Time - all times EDT Speaker(s)
Poster Hall Setup Noon-3:30 p.m.  
Unopposed Research Poster Hall  4-5 p.m.  
Lightning Round Presentations 5-6 p.m.  
Peer Support Networking Hour 5:30-6:30 p.m.  
Exhibit Hall Opening Reception 6:30-7:30 p.m.  
PHPN Reception 7:30-9 p.m.  
Kitchen Table Society Reception & Board Alumni Reception 7:30-9 p.m.  
International Attendee Reception 7:30-9 p.m.  
Early Career Professionals Reception 8-10 p.m.  
Corporate sponsored events 9 p.m.  

Friday, Aug. 16

Topic Time - all times EDT Speaker(s)
Welcome and Introductions 7-7:05 a.m. Rachel Hopper, MD
Highlights from the 7th World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension 7:05-8:20 a.m. Jean Luc Vachiéry, MD, FESC
Dunbar Ivy, MD
Jessica Huston, MD
Oksana Shlobin, MD
David P. Jenkins, FRCS (CTh)
Moderator: Teresa De Marco, MDMD, FACC, FHFSA
PHA/PVRI Joint Session: The Real-World Evidence in PAH 8:20-9:20 a.m. Jean Elwing, MD
Kari Gillmeyer, MD
Sandeep Sahay, MD, MSc
Moderator: Greg Elliott, MD, MACP, FCCP
BREAK 9:20-9:35 a.m.  
Emergent and Critical Management of Right Ventricular Failure 9:35-10:25 a.m. Ryan Coleman, MD
Oren Friedman, MD
Christian Bermudez, MD
Moderator: Christopher F. Barnett, MD, MPH
Opposed Industry Sessions 10:30-11:30 a.m.  
Lunch  11:25 – 11:45 a.m.  
Changing the Paradigm in Treating Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension and Parenchymal Lung Disease 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Nicholas Kolaitis, MD, MAS
Oksana Shlobin, MD
Jordin Rice, RN, BSN
Maidah Yaqoob, MD 
Moderators: Yuri Matusov, MD, FACP 
Oisin O’Corragain, MD, BCh, BAO
Advances in Genetics of PAH 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Concurrent - room 106)
Mary Mullen, MD, PhD
Edda Spiekerkoetter, MD, FAHA 
Rachel Sullivan, MD
Carrie Welch, PhD
Moderator: Eric Austin, MD
Conference Opening General Session 1:00-2:00 p.m.  

Session Theme: Clinical Research, PH Care Centers and Registries

APOLLO PVD Fellowship  2:15-2:25 p.m. Kristina Kudelko, MD
Enrolling Patients in Research Trials: Roundtable Discussion 2:25-2:55 p.m. Julia Feitner
Ioana Preston, MD
Lori Reed, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Moderator: Lori Reed, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
PHA and NHLBI Working Together: Research Priorities and Grant Opportunities 2:55-3:25 p.m. Roy L. Sutliff, PhD
Developmental Lung Disease and PH

2:15-3:25 p.m.

Concurrent - room 106)

Eric Austin, MD
Nidhy Varghese, MD, FAAP
Kathryn A. Wikenheiser-Brokamp, MD, PhD
Jeffrey A. Whitsett, MD
Moderator: Nidhy Varghese, MD, FAAP
BREAK 3:25-3:40 p.m.  
Role of the PHA Registry and PH Care Centers: 2024 Data Review and New Accreditation Criteria 3:40-5:25 p.m. Charlie Burger, MD
Hilary DuBrock, MD
Jean Elwing, MD
Dan Grinnan, MD
Traci Housten, RN, MSN
Elizabeth Joseloff, PhD
Edward (Ted) Kirkpatrick, DO
Yon Sung, MD
Moderators: Delphine Yung, MD; 
Jacqueline DesJardin, MD
Industry CME Session (unopposed) 5:45-6:45 p.m.  
Medical Update Dinner: Scientific Advances  From the PHA Registry 7-8 p.m. Dan Grinnan, MD 
Charlie Burger, MD
Nicholas Kolaitis, MD, MAS
Jackie DesJardin, MD
Hilary DuBrock, MD
Moderator: Delphine Yung, MD
Corporate sponsored events 8:30 p.m.  

Saturday, Aug. 17

Topic Time - all times EDT Speaker
Medical Professional Panel Breakfast 8-9 a.m.  
Fellowship Breakfast 8-9 a.m.  

Session Theme: Patient-Centered Care and Quality of Life for PH Patients 

Team-Based Approaches to Improving Quality of Life for Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 9:15-10:15 a.m.  Emily Fedewa, NP, MSN
Jennica Johns, MD
Laura Mudd, PharmD
Debra Kittel, RN, BSN, CCRN
Cheryl Carmin, PhD
Kristen Allyson-Ramones, MD, MBS 
Tiffani Brown

Moderators: Scott Visovatti, MD; 
Allyson Rupp, LMSW, MSW, LCSW, ACM-SW
Navigating the Complexities of Pulmonary Hypertension Care: Unique Challenges of PAH Management 10:15-10:45 a.m. Jean Elwing, MD
Namita Sood, MD
Gillian Leung, PharmD, BCCP
Kimberly Jackson, RN, BSN
Navigating Insurance Challenges for Pulmonary Hypertension 10:45-11:15 a.m.
John Swisher, MD, PhD
Moderator: Tina Stiyer, RN, BSN
Guidebook to the Prior Authorization Maze 11:15-11:45 a.m. Jaeger Spratt, MSW
Tonya Zeiger, RRT
Moderator: Tina Stiyer, RN, BSN
Journeys Lunch Noon-1 p.m.  
Satellite CME Symposia: 
Translating  ESC/ERS Guidelines and 7th World Symposium Recommendations into Real World Clinical Practice
1:30-2:30 p.m. Erika Berman-Rosenzweig, MD
Vallerie McLaughlin, MD, FACC, FAHA
Ioana Preston, MD
David Badesch, MD
Olivier Sitbon, MD, PhD

Moderator: Scott Visovatti, MD
Arun Jose, MD, MS
Industry Sponsored Session 3-4 p.m.  


Remote Monitoring in PAH

4-4:45 p.m. Daniel Lachant, DO
Jasleen Minhas, MD, MSCE
Raymond Benza, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP

Moderator: Steve Kawut, MD, MS
Awards Dinner 5-6 p.m.  
Saturday Night Party and Fashion Show 6:30-8:30 p.m.  
Corporate sponsored events 9 p.m.  

Sunday, Aug. 18

Topic Time - all times EDT Speaker
Defining Disease Modification for PAH 7-8 a.m. Bob Frantz, MD, FAAC
Anna Hemnes, MD
Vallerie McLaughlin, MD, FACC, FAHA
Sandeep Sahay, MD, MSc
Novel Therapies for PH 8-9 a.m. Michael Lewis, MD
Anna Hemnes, MD
David Badesch, MD
Ioana Preston, MD

Moderator: Jacqueline DesJardin, MD
Closing Breakfast 9:45-10:45 a.m.