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Day Of Event Details

Check-In for the Better Breathers Symposium will begin at 9:00 AM. Breakfast and lunch buffet will be provided for all attendees. Please feel free to bring a light sweater or small blanket as the room can vary in temperature.


9:00AM | Attendee Check-In

9:30AM | Welcome to Better Breathers Symposium

9:40AM | Keynote: Benefits of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Wellness - Dr. Bruce Moricca, Newport Pulmonary Associates

10:15AM | Lung Cancer: Prevention and Screening - Dr. Heba Ismail, Pacific Pulmonary Medical Group

10:50AM | Interstitial Lung Disease & COPD - Dr. Cedric Rutland, Pacific Pulmonary Medical Group

11:25AM | Lunch

12:15PM | Interactive: Breathing Exercises - Kelly Welton, RRT-NPS, The Breathing Specialist and COPD Success

12:30PM | Advanced Directives - Kelly Welton, RRT-NPS, The Breathing Specialist and COPD Success

1:05PM | Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) - Dr. Michael Rovzar, Paloma Medical Group

1:40PM | Asthma & COPD - Dr. David Pham, Allianz Research Institute

Download the Agenda Here



Free parking is located in the parking structure immediately next to the Costa Mesa Senior Center. There will be signs and volunteers directing you to the meeting room once you arrive.