The National Conference on Wilderness Medicine

Big Sky Resort, Montana 

July 27 - July 31, 2019

About Our World Renowned Faculty

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Eric A. Weiss, MD, FACEP

Professor of Emergency Medicine (Emeritus), Stanford University School of Medicine, Founder and former Director, Stanford University Wilderness Medicine Fellowship; Author of A Comprehensive Guide to Wilderness and Travel Medicine and Editor of Wilderness & Environmental Medicine in the 2017 Clinics of North America.

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Howard J. Donner, MD

Co-author of The Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine. Featured in two successful NOVA documentaries including; Deadly Ascent, and the critically acclaimed film: Everest: The Death Zone. Medical operations consultant for NASA for 5 years. Medical advisor for Telluride's Search and Rescue team. Staff physician for the Himalayan Rescue Association for 2 seasons. Began his career as a professional river and mountain guide, now a Certified Flight Instructor and professional skipper. Has advised mountaineers, rescuers, Olympic athletes, pilots and aerospace personnel throughout his career.

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Richard F. Clark, MD, FACEP

Executive Director, California Poison Control System; Director, Division of Medical Toxicology, USCD Medical Center, Professor of Emergency Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA.

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Christopher Sanford, MD, MPH, DTM&H

Associate Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine and Global Health, Director, Global Health Fellowship, University of Washington; Author, The Adventurous Travelers Guide to Health, Seattle, WA.

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Joseph B. Serra, MD

Founding Member of the Wilderness Medical Society; Orthopedic Surgeon, Stockton, California, 25 year member, National Ski Patrol, Orthopedic Surgeon, Rotary International to Africa.

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Karen B. Van Hoesen, MD , FACEP

Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, UCSD Diving Medicine Center and Dive Medicine Fellowship, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA. Former Board of Directors and consultant for Divers Alert Network (DAN).

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Lee Kaplan, MD

Clinical Professor of Dermatology, University of California, San Diego; Chief, Dermatology Section, Scrips Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA.

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Kyle Allred, PA

Professional expedition and whitewater guide; Has guided extensively on five continents; Wilderness survival instructor; Co-founder of and

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Sheryl Olson, RN, BSN

Outdoor Survival and Navigation Instructor, Flight Nurse, Wilderness Safety Instructor, Cruise Ship Nurse, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Nick Beer

University of Washington, Navigation and Survival Instructor and Guide; Outward Bound Chief Instructor.

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Kit Deslauriers

First person to ski from the highest mountain on each continent (The Seven Summits). Awarded the 2015 National Geographic Society Adventurer of the Year. Two-time World Freeskiing Women’s Champion; Author, Higher Love: Skiing the Seven Summits; Teton Village, WY.

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Gary Kibbee

Navy Seal; Special Forces Survival Instructor; swiftwater rescue, high angle rescue, and dive rescue instructor; specialist in tactical and wilderness medicine, escape and evasion, and confined space rescue.

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Dora Kibbee

Survival Instructor specializing in children, teen and adult survival instruction and first aid; Specialist in International Relations and International Travel Safety.

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Philip White

Fire Chief (retired), South San Francisco Fire Department; Senior Fire Instructor and Instructor of Heavy Rescue (building collapse); Hazardous Materials specialist; CBRNE Project Manager, Bay Area Urban Area Security Initiative.

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Lanny Johnson, FNP/PA

Jackson Wyoming; medical advisor to Jackson Hole Ski Patrol and former medical advisor and climbing park ranger, Grand Teton National Park.

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Scott Kuipers, EMT

Wilderness survival instructor, professional tracker and guide. Film maker and on set medic for film and tv productions.