I’m Aware That I’m Rare: Lindsey Doolan (344)
The phaware® interview
Lindsey Doolan is a caregiver to her daughter, Paige, who is a pediatric pulmonary hypertension patient.
In this episode, they discuss Paige’s PH diagnosis and the importance of the 20th Annual Virtual Race Against PH 5K/Fun Run, taking place at Stanford on November 1st, 2020 #raph20virtual
Steve Van Wormer:
Hello, and welcome to I’m Aware That I’m Rare: the phaware podcast. My name is Steve Van Wormer from Phaware Global Association. We’re bringing you another episode featuring the virtual Race Against PH 5K and Fun Run taking place November 1st, 2020 for Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month 2020.
The Race Against PH was started in 2001 by a pulmonary hypertension patient and her family in an effort to promote awareness about this devastating illness and the funds raised support research efforts and are dedicated to finding new treatments and ultimately a cure for PH.
Today our guests are Lindsey Doolan. She’s a caregiver to her daughter, Paige, who is a pediatric pulmonary hypertension patient. They are from Santa Cruz, California. Ladies, welcome.
This year’s race is a virtual 5K. I know you’ve participated in the past with your family and friends, but this year it’s going to be a virtual race. I just want to tell the listeners what that really means. Stanford is opening this up to anywhere that you’re listening. You can participate by running, walking, hiking, skipping, hopping, jumping, whatever you’d like to do from any location you choose. This is due in part of course, to the challenges of COVID-19 and the current public health crisis guidelines. So, we’re encouraging people that are listening to participate wherever you are. But to that end, this is the 20th year of this amazing event. Every year, it’s families, friends, communities, doctors, pharmaceutical sponsors, and community transcend on to Stanford to support…