Caring for miners with black lung

Monday, April 25, 11 a.m.

Incidents of black lung have increased sharply over the past 20 years, especially in Appalachia. Caring for the miners afflicted with this progressive and deadly disease is challenging, meaningful, and very necessary work. Join us in April to learn from an expert panel about how the disease is contracted, how it affects the body, how it is diagnosed and treated, and how you can support ailing miners professionally and personally.


  • Jerry Coleman – coal-miner and President of Kanawha County WV Black Lung Association
  • Leonard Go – pulmonologist, University of Illinoise at Chicago and Northwestern University
  • Susie Criss – black lung claims counselor, Cabin Creek Health
  • Debbie Johnson – LPN, black lung program director, Bluestone Health
  • Brenda Halsey Marion – RN, former director of New River Breathing Center, and long-time Black Lung Association organizer

[zoom_api_webinar webinar_id=”884 3546 3458″ link_only=”no”]


Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Leave a Comment