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Wilderness and

Expedition Medicine

Conference

Fundraising for Orbis:

the international flying eye hospital

5th - 6th September 2020

Speakers

Dr Ahsan is a practising A&E doctor, former Captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps and a broadcaster.

 

Dr Ahsan has an extensive career, combining her work as a doctor with her love of broadcasting and past experiences in the military. She has a masters degree in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and will be beginning her PhD this autumn!

You may recognise Dr Ahsan from Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls, The One Show or Trust Me I'm a Doctor. 

Dr Saleyha Ahsan

Dr Bonnie Posselt is an RAF doctor, specialising in Space and Aviation medicine. She joined the RAF as a medical officer and now is a squadron leader and specialty registrar helping to prepare astronauts for space voyages.

 

She is currently doing a PhD in human performance using Helmet Mounted Displays and is the only space and aviation trainee medic in Britain.

Dr Bonnie Posselt

Mark Evans MBE is the founder and executive director of Outward Bound Oman, the first of its kind in the Arabic-speaking world.

In 2005, Mark was cited by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth as a Pioneer of the Nation for his work in outdoor education and in 2012 he was awarded an MBE for his work.

Mark has been awarded The Geographical Award by The Royal Geographical Society and The Rawabi Award by The Saudi British Society.

Mark Evans MBE

Dr Allison is practicing A&E doctor at a large London teaching hospital.

 

Alongside this he is an active Expedition and Wilderness Medical Doctor providing support for groups heading into remote and hostile environments all over the world.

Dr Joshua Allison

Dr Hudson-Peacock is a doctor based in London. He regularly provides medical support on remote international expeditions, with a particular interest in high altitude medicine. He is also a professional photographer.

Although his particular interest is in high altitude medicine, he has provided medical support in a variety of environments, from desert to extreme cold, as well as high altitude.

Dr Nathan Hudson-Peacock

Dr Jones is a Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine, Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesia based in South Wales.

She is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Army Medical Corps and has undertaken 2 tours of Afghanistan.

In 2017, Dr Jones was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday honours for services to military and civilian pre-hospital critical care.

Dr Ami Jones MBE

Dr Jeremy Windsor MB ChB MD DCH FCARCSI is a Consultant in Anaesthetics and Critical Care at Chesterfield Royal Hospital and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sheffield. 

Dr Jeremy Windsor

Professor Imray is a consultant vascular and renal transplant surgeon based in Coventry. He began his altitude research in the late 1980s, and since has summited the highest points in all continents. He has  the second lowest arterial gas ever recorded i n an adult, taken at 8400 m! 

As a vascular surgeon he has an interest in the management of high risk carotid patients, where he uses techniques drawing on research findings fro hypoxic individuals at altitude.

Professor Chris Imray

 
Together at the Top

This 2 day conference aims to encompass all aspects of wilderness and expedition medicine, from climbing the highest mountains to diving in the deepest oceans. 

 

You will learn key concepts required for medicine in these tough environments, interspersed with stories of incredible grit, determination and resilience.

Camping in the Wilderness

aboutus

We are Cardiff Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Society. We are a team of 11 undergraduate medical students, studying at Cardiff University in the UK, who are passionate about all things outdoors. 

Click below to find out more about the team.

 
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All profit from every ticket goes to Orbis, an international flying eye hospital. Click here to find out more.

Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Conference Recordings
Sep 07, 11:40 AM – Dec 31, 12:00 AM
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