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Watch recordings from our past Educational Events at your leisure anywhere and anytime! Our E-Education has more than 400 presentations that cover important Alpha-1 related topics.

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This program provides the Alpha-1 Community with access to educational programs from our National Conference and National Education Series.

We gratefully acknowledge all our speakers who volunteered their time and gave permission to record and disseminate their presentations.

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Exercise and Pulmonary Disease

Ashley Sisson, M.ED's, Bio:plus

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The Importance of Exercise

Charlie Strange, MD's, Bio:plus

Dr. Charlie Strange is a Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. His interest in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency began with participation in the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Registry in the early 1990s. Today, he manages the Alpha-1 Foundation Research Registry that has enrolled over 3000 individuals with Alpha-1. He directs the Alpha Coded Testing Study that has provided fingerstick blood tests for Alpha-1 testing to greater than 10,000 individuals recording their feelings about testing for a genetic disease. Dr. Strange is the chair of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board of the Alpha-1 Foundation and a frequent speaker at Alpha-1 support group.

Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction for Emphysema Patients

Charlie Strange, MD's, Bio:plus

Dr. Charlie Strange is a Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. His interest in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency began with participation in the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Registry in the early 1990s. Today, he manages the Alpha-1 Foundation Research Registry that has enrolled over 3000 individuals with Alpha-1. He directs the Alpha Coded Testing Study that has provided fingerstick blood tests for Alpha-1 testing to greater than 10,000 individuals recording their feelings about testing for a genetic disease. Dr. Strange is the chair of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board of the Alpha-1 Foundation and a frequent speaker at Alpha-1 support group. 

Pulmonary Function Test Procedures

Cheryl Zirger, RRT, RPSGT's, Bio:plus

Cheryl Zirger, is both a Registered Respiratory Therapist and a Registered Polysomnographic Technician. She routinely performs Pulmonary Function Tests and Bronchoscopies. She enjoys teaching patients to work with their lungs and helping people breath better whether asleep or awake.

Pulmonary Function Test and Results

Jorge Lascano, MD's, Bio:plus

Jorge Lascano, MD, is the Assistant Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center at the University of Florida's Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. His clinical research interests include Alpha-1, COPD, Cystic Fibrosis and Non-CF Brochiectasis. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society and the American College of Chest Physicians.

The Importance of Exercise

Robert A. Sandhaus, MD's, Bio:plus

Robert “Sandy” Sandhaus graduated from Haverford College in Pennsylvania with a degree in molecular biology. He then received a PhD in cell biology and an MD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and a pulmonary fellowship at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). He was then appointed to the UCSF medical faculty and subsequently joined the medical faulty at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1981 where he founded the Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Program at National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver and remains its director. His research throughout his academic career has centered on the role of white blood cell enzymes in the prevention and promotion of lung disease. This work led to a special clinical interest in patients with the genetic deficiency of alpha-1 antitrypsin. In addition to his ongoing academic career. Dr. Sandhaus briefly left medical practice to work in research and development in the biopharmaceutical industry. He ran clinical development programs at Cortech, NeXstar Pharmaceuticals, and Gilead Sciences. Dr. Sandhaus has served on the Boards of Directors of the Alpha-1 Association, the Alpha-1 Foundation, AlphaNet, and the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation. For the past five years, he has been the Executive Vice President and Medical Director of AlphaNet and the Clinical Director of the Alpha-1 Foundation. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine. He lives in Bow Mar, Colorado.

The Pros and Cons of Interventional Pulmonology for Alphas
Topics : Lung , Oxygen

Robert A. Sandhaus, MD's, Bio:plus

Robert “Sandy” Sandhaus graduated from Haverford College in Pennsylvania with a degree in molecular biology. He then received a PhD in cell biology and an MD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston and a pulmonary fellowship at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). He was then appointed to the UCSF medical faculty and subsequently joined the medical faulty at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1981 where he founded the Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Program at National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver and remains its director. His research throughout his academic career has centered on the role of white blood cell enzymes in the prevention and promotion of lung disease. This work led to a special clinical interest in patients with the genetic deficiency of alpha-1 antitrypsin. In addition to his ongoing academic career. Dr. Sandhaus briefly left medical practice to work in research and development in the biopharmaceutical industry. He ran clinical development programs at Cortech, NeXstar Pharmaceuticals, and Gilead Sciences. Dr. Sandhaus has served on the Boards of Directors of the Alpha-1 Association, the Alpha-1 Foundation, AlphaNet, and the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation. For the past five years, he has been the Executive Vice President and Medical Director of AlphaNet and the Clinical Director of the Alpha-1 Foundation. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine. He lives in Bow Mar, Colorado.

Mark Brantly, MD's, Bio:plus

Dr. Brantly is Professor of Medicine, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology in the University of Florida’s Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He is also Associate Director of the University of Florida’s Clinical Resource Center. The Alpha-1 Foundation DNA and Tissue Bank is operated under the direction of Dr. Brantly at the University of Florida. He has been extremely active in researching Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency for over 20 years and has worked with the Alpha-1 Foundation to increase national awareness about the disease and its effects on deficient individuals. Dr. Brantly has been influential in expanding the Florida screening program and has helped coordinate efforts with the Medical University of South Carolina to increase responses to the Alpha-1 Coded Testing Study, a confidential and free testing service encouraging people to screen themselves for early detection. Dr. Brantly has been awarded several honors including the Parker Family Fellowship in Pulmonary Research, the Alpha One Research Professorship, the Alpha-1 National Association Award, and the Visiting Professor Award from the Universita degli Studi di Modena.

Tips & Techniques Daily Living

Sherrie Evenson 's, Bio:plus

Sherrie began her exercise physiology career in 1981. She has undergraduate and master's degrees in Exercise Science from Eastern Washington University and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She works at Adventist Medical Center in Cardiopulmonary Rehab and directs her own business, Onward! Productions. She holds two certifications by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist and as a Cancer Exercise Trainer.

The Importance of Exercise

Trina Limberg, RRT's, Bio:plus

Trina Limberg, BS, RRT, FAARC, FAACVPR, has been working in the field of pulmonary rehabilitation for well over 25 years. She is the Director for the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Department at the University of California San Diego, Medical Center. She has received the distinguished service award from the AACVPR and the Practitioner of the Year award from the AARC. She has served in many leadership and service positions within her state rehab organization, the AARC and on the Board of Directors with the AACVPR. She has dedicated her career to the care and treatment of chronic lung disease patients. Here to give us tips on what we can do to feel better, please welcome Ms. Trina Limberg.

Importance of Exercise

Nasir Sultan Syed, MD's, Bio:plus

Dr. Nasir Syed received his medical degree from Liaquat Medical College, University of Sindh Pakistan. He is Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine, Internal Medicine and Sleep Medicine. He currently practices at North East Methodist Hospital and North East Baptist Hospital in San Antonio as well as Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in New Braunfels.

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