THE LUNG DISEASE FOUNDATION OF CENTRAL PA FOR LUNG HEALTH

The Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA was formed as a non-profit corporation in 2013 by George M. Zlupko, M.D., FCCP., to focus on education and the high tech development of pulmonary services in Central PA. The Foundation is a major supporting element of the Lung Disease Center, as well as a willing partner to other local organizations involved in improving the services for lung disease patients in the region. The Foundation provides educational resources such as printed material, events, a speaking series and presentations.

Lung Disease Foundation Initiatives

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Cribs For Kids

The Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA is proud to be the official Cribs for Kids PartnerⓇ for Blair County. Reach out to learn more about our safe sleep education programs for parents and caregivers and to see if you qualify for a portable crib.

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Tobacco Control Services Provider

As the Tobacco Control Services Provider for Blair and Bedford Counties, the Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA is aimed with providing prevention, education, and tobacco cessation programs, as well as working to eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke.

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GEORGE M. ZLUPKO, M.D., FCCP.

FOUNDER OF THE LUNG DISEASE FOUNDATION

George M. Zlupko, M.D., FCCP. founded the Altoona Lung Specialists practice in 1977 in Altoona, Pennsylvania and then went on to form the Lung Disease Foundation of Central PA in 2013 and is the Chairman of the Foundation Board.

Dr. Zlupko writes a weekly column, “Ask The Specialist”, which is published in the Altoona Mirror featuring up-to-date news and advice on lung health. Dr. Zlupko is renowned on the East Coast as a guest lecturer/speaker for medical professionals on subjects ranging from COPD and Lung Disease to smoking cessation.

Our Goal & Vision

BETTER LUNG HEALTH FOR EVERYONE

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INFORM

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EMPOWER

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EDUCATE

NEWS AND EVENTS

FREEDOM FROM SMOKING - NEW DATES

JUST THE FACTS - JUULING

LUNG DISEASE FOUNDATION OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA PODCAST

Our Support Services For A

SMOKE FREE LIFESTYLE AND HEALTHY LIVING

OUR EFFORTS WOULD NOT BE POSSIBLE WITHOUT YOUR HELP

Your generous donation makes a difference in the community. Help us to continue to inform, empower, and educate others on the importance of lung healthy and healthy habits.

VOLUNTEER AT THE LUNG DISEASE FOUNDATION

Able to donate your time? We are always looking for volunteers to help with local events so that we can continue to offer fun activities to promote lung health.

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