The third edition of Breathe Magazine, a publication devoted to current information on respiratory medicine and sleep disorders, is now available. Breathe Magazine is produced by the Lung Disease Center of Central Pennsylvania. The new edition features information on the newest technology for diagnosing lung cancer, the link between brain injuries and sleep disruption, and smoking cessation methods including E-cigarettes.
Breathe Magazine is circulated to over 30,000 individuals through the Altoona Mirror, and is also available at several local businesses, doctors’ offices, and medical clinics, as well as at the Lung Disease Center’s office in Altoona. A complete version is available for download on the Lung Disease Center’s website, www.thelungspecialists.com.
The Lung Disease Center of Central Pennsylvania is located at 800 Chestnut Avenue, Altoona, PA, and is the home of Altoona Lung Specialists, the Sleep Disorder Network, and the Lung Disease Foundation of Central Pennsylvania. For more information, or information on how you can become involved, please contact Sherri Stayer, Practice Manager of the Lung Disease Center at 814-946-2845 ext. 200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The inaugural Beacon of Light on Lung Cancer Walk took place in conjunction with the Health-O-Rama on August 16. Funds raised from the event benefitted the Lung Disease Foundation of Central Pennsylvania, a nonprofit 501C3 foundation founded by Dr. George M. Zlupko of the Lung Disease Center. Visit the Articles Page for additional details on this successful event.
In honor of National Lung Cancer Awareness month, The Lung Disease Center and The Lung Disease Foundation held a seminar on the dangers of smoking and its effects. Please read the full story on this event on the Articles Page.
Dr. George M. Zlupko, along with partners Dr. Timothy A. Lucas and Dr. Alan J. Kanouff, is proud to announce that his son, Dr. Michael C. Zlupko, has joined the Altoona Lung Specialists in the Lung Disease Center of Central Pennsylvania.
Dr. George M. Zlupko shared that “Having this new expertise and my son back home is very gratifying.”
Dr. Michael C. Zlupko joined the Altoona Lung Specialists July 1, 2013. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. Dr. Zlupko received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He performed his internal medicine residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA and completed his pulmonary and critical care training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, OH.
Dr. Michael C. Zlupko is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. He is licensed to practice medicine by the State of Pennsylvania with privileges at UMPC Altoona and the James E. VanZandt Veteran’s Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Michael C. Zlupko was trained in the bronchoscopic technique of endobrochial ultrasound during his fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. “I am proud and excited to join the Altoona Lung Specialists and to bring this new diagnostic technology to UMPC Altoona and practice in my hometown,” commented Dr. Michael C. Zlupko.
Dr. Michael C. Zlupko was born in Altoona, PA. He moved back to area with his wife, Erica, who is also from Altoona, and their two daughters Georgia Pearl and Ruby Mae.