LOS ANGELES – On June 18, BREATHE LA welcomed its new board chairman, Dr. Jud Schoendorf.
BREATHE LA is non-profit public benefit organization dedicated to the future of clean air and healthy lungs in Los Angeles County.
A Long Beach resident, Schoendorf will serve the fiscal year 2013-2014. Schoendorf is an Allergist with Healthcare Partners in Long Beach. He is very active in the field of asthma, having developed the “Breath Games” to encourage children with asthma to build their self-confidence by participating in sports. Dr. Schoendorf has been an active volunteer for more than 30 years. He was a chairman for the board from July 2001 to June 2003. He is one of the team that teaches the Physician Asthma Care Education to primary care physicians in Long Beach and surrounding areas.
“I am committed to safeguard those residing and working in the Los Angeles region, especially low income and disadvantaged families adversely affected by lung diseases through programs that help their communities, educational programs that teach them how to deal with their diseases, and when to seek medical care,” Schoendorf stated.