About Our World Renowned Faculty
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.
Peter Hackett, MD
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Univ of Colorado Denver; Founder and Director, Institute for Altitude Medicine, Telluride; Summited Mt Everest in 1981.
Timothy B. Erickson, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT
Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham Health, Harvard Medical School. Core faculty, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative; Section Editor, Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, Boston, MA.
Valerie Dobiesz, MD, MPH, FACEP
Director of Internal Programs: STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation, Director of Women's Leadership Initiative, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Faculty, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Boston, MA.
Howard J. Donner, MD
Filmmaker/Physician/Guide, Member 1997 Nova Everest Expedition; NASA consultant; expedition physician, 1988 American Kangchenjunga Expedition; Medical Officer, Denali Medical Research Project; Certified Flight Instructor, Founding Co-Author of, Field Guide to Wilderness Medicine.
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.
Kyle Allred, PA
Professional expedition and whitewater guide; Has guided extensively on five continents; Wilderness survival instructor; Co-founder of MedCram.com and MedWild.com.
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.
Bernard W. Dannenberg, MD, FAAP, FACEP
Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Department, Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucille Packard Children's Hospital.
Sheryl Olson, RN, BSN
Outdoor Survival and Navigation Instructor, Flight Nurse, Wilderness Safety Instructor, Cruise Ship Nurse, Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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.
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.
Henry Herrmann, DMD, FAGD
Dentist, Falls Church, Virginia; Author of Wilderness Dental Emergencies, in Wilderness Medicine.