AsthmaResources

AsthmaResources

Below are asthma resources at trusted organizations.

The American Lung Association is a leading organization working to save lives by improving hung health and preventing lung disease. Their mission is to defeat lung cancer, improve the air we breathe, reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families, and eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases.

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) is an international society with more than 16,000 members. The ATS Asthma Health Center’s mission is to provide a reliable site that will allow easy access to relevant, high-quality information related to asthma, COPD, lung cancer, sepsis, acute respiratory distress, and sleep apnea.


The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1953. AAFA’s mission is to save lives and reduce the burden of disease for people with asthma and allergies through advocacy, education, research and support.

The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) works to improve prevention, diagnoses and management of asthma by stimulating research and providing evidence-based educational resources. Read GINA’s 2019 Report on the global strategy for asthma management and prevention.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership in research, training, and education to prevent and treat heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders. NHLBI’s missions are to understand human biology, reduce human disease, develop workforce and resources, and advance translational research.

Respiratory Health Association is a local Chicagoland public health leader that addresses asthma, COPD, lung cancer, tobacco control and air quality with a comprehensive approach. Respiratory Health Association’s mission is to prevent lung disease, promote clean air and help people live better through education, research, and policy change.

The NIH Collaboratory’s Rethinking Clinical Trials: A Living Textbook of Pragmatic Clinical Trials provides information on how to analyze, conduct, design, disseminate, and understand pragmatic clinical trials. Access topic chapters, tools for research, and the Living Textbook Blog via the NIH website.