The Pulmonary Education and Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization created in 1984, based in the south bay area of Los Angeles, California.
The Pulmonary Education and Research Foundation was formed from a passion to change the poor outlook for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), through research into pulmonary rehabilitation. Over time, this purpose has adapted to include other diseases where shortness-of-breath and exercise intolerance are hallmark symptoms.
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