Grace Anne Dorney Koppel

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Grace Anne Dorney Koppel and Ted Koppel with a Peabody Award in May 2002

Grace Anne Dorney Koppel is an American attorney and since 2006 a national spokesperson for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). She has appeared on multiple television programs in support of NHLBI's Learn More Breathe Better campaign.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Married Ted Koppel on May 17, 1963. Ted and Grace Anne have four children: Andrea (political and Chinese topical journalist), Deirdre, Andrew, and Tara.

In 1993 Ted and Grace Anne paid $2.7 million for 16 ac (6 ha) overlooking the Potomac River in Potomac, Maryland.[2] The couple filed a lawsuit to hold their neighbors to an agreement to limit the size of the houses in the neighborhood to 10,000 ft² (900 m²).[2]


  1. ^ COPD Learn More Breathe Better in the News. - National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.
  2. ^ a b Mosk, Matthew. - "Koppel Tries to Cut Neighbors Down to Size". - Washington Post. - December 26, 2002. - Retrieved: 2008-07-10