OLD LYME, CT — MARCH 15, 2016 — Key members of the pulmonary fibrosis (PF) community and Broadway’s finest united for a unique evening of exceptional entertainment during the sixth annual Broadway Belts for PFF! Raising $180,000 in one evening, proceeds are used to battle PF, a devastating and relentlessly progressive disease involving scarring of the lungs.

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Pictured: Kathleen O. Lindell, PhD, RN (University of Pittsburgh), Sapana Panday (TFF), Julie Halstron (Comedian and host), Daniel M. Rose, MD (PFF), Patti Tuomey, EdD (PFF), Stacy Miller (TFF).

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PFF’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Gregory P. Cosgrove, spoke about the great hope offered by new treatments as well as others under study.

Grammy award-winner Daveed Diggs, from the hit Broadway show Hamilton, sang an original song titled “Breathe” with moving lyrics written for the event: "Your scars are beauty marks, but don't let them define you."


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