Coal Miners’ Struggle with Black Lung

Dr. Donald Rasmussen discusses the difficulties miners face with Black Lung. Presented on June 5th, 2015 in Pipestem, WV.

2014 Black Lung Conference

We are proud to share these videos from our 2014 Black Lung Conference held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The speakers presented a wealth of information to those in attendance.

Opening Session

Black Lung Program Update

Rasmussen & Cohen – COPD and Lung Function

PCORI Project Initiatives – Kandace Evans

Developing Resources – PCORI Model with Linda Cooke

HRSA & The Black Lung Program

Legal Update with Hon. Richard Morgan

Reducing Dust Levels with Brian Main

NIOSH Health Surveillance Program

Lung Transplantation Considerations with Dr. Ortiz

Chest Imaging with Dr. Jack Parker

Digital B Reads with Dr. Petsonk

Guest Speaker Cecil Roberts

Rapidly Progressing Lung Disease – Dr. Petsonk

Spirometry Testing with Lori Roberts & Dr. William Clapp

Serving the Underserved with Sue Lareaux

Total Worker Health with Dr. Sara Tamers

COPD in Non-Smokers with Dr. Akshay Sood

Faces of Black Lung

NIOSH Presents The Faces of Black Lung, a touching film on those who have been directly affected and a window into their quality of life after years of hard work in dangerous environments.