Remembering Leonard Nimoy

Raising Awareness About COPD and Bronchiectasis

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Honoring a Legacy

American actor, author, film director, and songwriter Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing Mr. Spock in the film and TV series Star Trek, was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) a year before his passing in 2015.

To help honor his legacy and spread awareness about this chronic lung condition, Nimoy’s family host annual screenings of their film, “Remembering Leonard Nimoy,” to help advance studies for COPD and bronchiectasis research.

Electromed is honored to take part in these upcoming screenings to help spread awareness of these chronic conditions.

Produced and directed by his daughter Julie Nimoy and son-in-law David Knight, “Remembering Leonard Nimoy” is a documentary that honors the late Star Trek actor’s life, career, and struggle with COPD and emphysema.

Screenings of the film are held each year to help spread awareness and to join researchers, medical experts, and fellow community members to help celebrate the life and legacy of Leonard Nimoy.

In addition to dinner and a screening of the film, guests hear from a round table panel of experts about new advancements in respiratory medicine, and a special keynote speaker.

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A Community Focused on Airway Clearance

Electromed is honored to participate in this year’s “Remembering Leonard Nimoy” event.

As a leading developer and manufacturer of high frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) therapy devices, our mission is to help patients find relief from their chronic pulmonary symptoms and make life’s most important moments possible, one breath at a time.

We strive to be an invaluable resource for patients and their loved ones living with COPD and bronchiectasis through industry news updates, clinical studies, and collaborations with community organizations.

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