The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. Their work is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; champion clean air for all; improve the quality of life for those with lung disease and their families; and create a tobacco-free future.
Rebecca Glommen is a Clean Air and Lung Advocate for the American Lung Association, and a Registered Nurse. She shares her story to bring change for cleaner air, funds for research, and awareness that will lead to screening for lung cancer. Laura Kate Bender is the National Assistant Vice President, Healthy Air at American Lung Association. Laura Kate has spent nearly a decade working for protections from air pollution and climate change. She currently serves as National Assistant Vice President, Healthy Air at the American Lung Association, where she leads the Healthy Air Campaign, directing advocacy initiatives in Washington, DC; field staff working in multiple states; and coordination of a broad group of national public health and medical organizations.