(May 2015) Welcome! DCAsthma.org
provides a gateway to asthma programs and activities
in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and beyond. For more information, contact Lisa A. Gilmore
(LinkedIn and bio) at
email@example.com or (202) 415-1962.
Lisa A. Gilmore of DCAsthma.org provided tips
and insights for these media stories:
Photo: Katherine Frey, The
Copyright 2014 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.
Photo: Jahi Chikwendiu,
The Washington Post
Don’t let asthma keep you from exercising (By Mike Plunkett, The
Washington Post, Dec. 8, 2014):
“Exercise and staying fit is recommended with asthma, whether it is
adult-onset or exercise-induced,” said Lisa Gilmore.
Five Ways to Control Asthma with Lisa A. Gilmore in
Mediaplanet's Asthma &
Allergy Awareness insert (The Washington Post, May 5, 2014)
News: Asthma & Poverty in D.C. video with Dr. Elena Reece, Howard
University Hospital, and Dr. Michael LeNoir, President, National Medical
Association (Produced by Erika Edwards, NBC, January 2, 2014, 2:29)
Children’s Hospital aims to cut asthma-related ER visits
Schulte, The Washington Post, Oct. 12, 2013): "Controlling asthma
requires ongoing coaching," said Lisa Gilmore.
Watch or order the
Respirar es vida" ("A Breath of Life") video from the NHLBI to
learn how Jose, his parents, doctor, nurse, promotora (community health
educator), teacher, school nurse, and coach join forces to help Jose
control his asthma. The video is recorded in Spanish and captioned in
English and Spanish.
you know that tobacco smoke can trigger a life-threatening asthma attack?
Get free resources from
www.smokefree.gov or call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) or in
Asthma Quality Improvement (QI) Learning Collaborative
for your clinical practice now available online from
the Children’s National Health Network.
Need local data? Partners?
Health Matters!, a one-stop
resource for online access to asthma and other community health
Tools and training programs from NHLBI's
National Asthma Control Initiative (NACI)
Funding for Comprehensive Asthma Control.
In September 2015, Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded funds to 23 state health
departments under the Funding Opportunity Announcement for
“Comprehensive Asthma Control Through Evidence-based Strategies and
Public Health—Health Care Collaboration” for a five-year period.
Implementation Panel Report has
six key actions to help put the NAEPP's
asthma guidelines into practice.
Federal Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Asthma Disparities.