Saturday, April 20, 2013

Remembering Robyn Barst, MD: A Pulmonary Hypertension Trailblazer


The pulmonary hypertension community lost a pioneer in the medical field this past Friday, April 19, when Robyn Barst, MD, passed away after a long illness. Dr. Barst left a lasting mark on our community through her medical care, groundbreaking research, PHA leadership and numerous additional contributions. Over the course of the next few days, we will remember Dr. Barst with a look back at her legacy.

Watch this video to learn about the development of the first treatment for PH, the advancement of the understanding of the disease and Dr. Barst's commitment to advancing care for pediatric PH patients. Hear first-hand from Dr. Barst of the pivotal moments that prompted her interest in this field, and hear from her colleagues about the tremendous contributions she has made to a rare disease community.

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