Statement from Leadership of COPD Foundation

February 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 11, 2016 - John Walsh, President and Co-Founder of the COPD Foundation is currently recovering from injuries incurred when he fell on the icy streets of Washington DC. In order to provide John with time to recover from his injuries and to assure the seamless continued operation of the COPD Foundation, the following appointment has been made. Craig Kephart, Executive Director of the COPD Foundation, has been appointed Acting President, reporting directly to the Chairman of the COPD Foundation Board, Dr. Byron Thomashow.

Our thoughts and well wishes go out to John during his recovery period and we remain committed to carrying on the vision he wholeheartedly embraced.