2017 Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill

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May 4, 2017 Overview

We had another successful Allergy & Asthma Day Capitol Hill (AADCH) in 2017. More than 100 patients, caregivers, advocates, healthcare professionals, industry leaders and researchers came together from across the county to lend their voice to discuss critical legislative and regulatory issues facing patients living with asthma and allergies. Many thanks to all who participated.

Read a report on the day here.

2017 Events:

Advocacy Training and Breakfast: Prepare for Congressional visits and review policy priorities.
7:00 – 8:30 a.m. Washington Court Hotel, Atrium Ballroom, 525 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Congressional Visits: Meet with members of Congress and their staff individually or in group meetings on Capitol Hill.
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Congressional Lunch Briefing: Hear from Congressional Asthma & Allergy Caucus leaders, patients and families, patient advocates and industry leaders on key issues addressing asthma and allergy. Free lunch provided. 12 noon ET – 1:00 p.m. Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2045, 75 C Street SW, Washington, DC

Speakers include:

  • Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY)
  • Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS)
  • Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH)
  • James P. Kiley, PhD, Director of the Division of Lung Diseases, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Allen Meadows, MD, American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) Advocacy Council Chair
  • Tonya Winders, President & CEO, Allergy & Asthma Network

Networking Reception: Meet with fellow advocates, healthcare professionals and industry leaders in an informal gathering.
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Washington Court Hotel, Atrium Ballroom

AADCH Sponsors

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology; AstraZeneca; Boehringer Ingelheim; CHEST Foundation; Genentech; GlaxoSmithKline; Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Mylan Specialty LP; Novartis; Sanofi Genzyme; Regeneron; TEVA Respiratory


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