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Annual Arizona Asthma Coalition Clinical Conference
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The Arizona Asthma Coalition will hold its 8th annual conference on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. at the University of Phoenix, Tempe Campus. The theme of the conference is Asthma and Allergy: Wheezing and Sneezing in the Desert. The conference will explore the relationship of allergy and asthma, and include three tracks:
•  Connecting with Patients - adherence & motivational interviewing 
•  Clinical Practice - best clinical practices,complications of asthma & COPD in adults 
•  School Nurses - sessions on exercise & asthma, food allergies
Learn about the latest research and treatments for asthma and allergies. 
CME/CEU credits will be provided for physicians, PAs, nurses, nurse practitioners, and respiratory care practitioners. Watch for registration materials in July!


 further information contact Mark Brown, MD at

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Sponsors of the Arizona Asthma Coalition

Bronze Sponsor                 

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Anonymous Donor  

Other Sponsors

Barbara Burkholder
Mark A. Brown, MD
David Dube
Leah Heinzerling
Camlesh Nirmul, MD
Lilia Parra-Roide, MD
Allan Wachter, MD
Joyce Winston

Arizona Asthma Coalition

Patients and Families: If you or someone in your family has asthma, you can learn about the disease, how to control it and live a normal life.

Health Care Providers If you are a physician, nurse, respiratory therapist, health educator, school nurse or child care worker, you can learn about the National Asthma Guildelines or "best practices" for managing asthma.

Community Support and Resources: Find information about asthma education classes, support groups, asthma camp, asthma conferences for providers, special events and links to other web sites about asthma.

The Arizona Asthma Coalition: Learn more about our organization, who belongs, accomplishments, activities and how to get involved.

Click here to view a video on Asthma

Mission: The Arizona Asthma Coalition will serve as a catalyst to decrease the burden of asthma in Arizona through awareness, advocacy and education.

Vision: To eliminate deaths from asthma.



  • Achieve cleaner air for all Arizonans through public policy
  • Advocate for better access to healthcare for all Arizonans
  • Improve asthma outcomes through education and awareness
  • Build coalitions, relationships and partnerships

Get your flu shot today!  People with asthma and other respiratory illnesses have a harder time getting over the flu.

 Asthma Can be Controlled. Expect No Less.


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