About Eileen Rubin

Eileen is the Executive Director of the ARDS Foundation, and an ARDS survivor. She is a tireless, fearless advocate.

ARDS Foundation attends Aspen Lung Conference

By | June 14th, 2016|News|

We recently attended the Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference in Aspen, Colorado. The conference was dedicated to lung transplants and we used the opportunity [...]

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Mark A Lowery – ARDS Survivor

By | June 11th, 2016|ARDS Stories, ARDS Survivor|

Mark A. Lowery, an attorney in Boston, Massachusetts, battled ARDS in August-September 1998 following emergency gall bladder surgery. Mark’s gall bladder became necrotic and he [...]

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Silvana Breur – ARDS Survivor

By | June 10th, 2016|ARDS Stories, ARDS Survivor|

Silvana Breur, who lives in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, is thankful. In February, 2003, Silvana went to the hospital for her third surgery on her jaw. [...]

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Constantine P. Peterson – In Memoriam

By | June 10th, 2016|ARDS In Memoriam, ARDS Stories|

Dorothy Stuff, Constantine P. Peterson’s daughter will tell you that her father had never been sick; he always was strong and hardworking. As a cabinet [...]

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Jacob Irwin – In Memoriam

By | June 10th, 2016|ARDS In Memoriam, ARDS Kids Stories, ARDS Stories|

The World is a Poorer Place: On November 22, 2006, ten year old Jacob landed on his head after falling off a horse. He fell [...]

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John Bolasky – ARDS Survivor

By | June 9th, 2016|ARDS Stories, ARDS Survivor|

On September 15, 2000, forty-four year old John Bolasky went to the hospital for knee surgery. Shortly after the surgery, John had complications and was [...]

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