Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago
The mission of the Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago is to promote healthy lungs and fight lung disease through research, advocacy, and education. To that end, the RHAMC serves an estimated one million Cook County residents diagnosed with asthma, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, and other lung diseases through community-based interventions. More specifically, goals of the RHAMC include the following:
- Advocate for cleaner air.
- Reduce tobacco use and exposure to second hand smoke.
- Reverse the asthma epidemic in Chicago.
- Improve treatments and cures for lung disease.
Targeted coal plant proposals
Location: Chicago, IL
Group website: Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago
Contact: burbaszewski [at] lungchicago.org