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Expedition Medicine: July 5th round-up

Posted Jul 05 2009 12:00am

I am very excited to say that I am a now a resident of Arizona!  I have survived the move from Chicago and am now back home in Tucson.  I have also been spending a lot of time on running, biking and exercise.  Obviously, sunburn and staying hydrated are two of the top things on my mind.

There are a lot of exciting things coming up in the next month and I wanted to share a bit of what has been occupying my time on the web, lately.

Global Health Workshop and Courses

The University of Arizona School of Public Health is about to begin their annual Global Health program.  I am especially excited to participate in this and hope all goes well!  Those looking to get a background in this subject should seriously take a look at their courses.

Expedition Medicine Textbook

Since I have finished residency, I have a bit more time to read before I start my new job in August.  One of the books that I have really been enjoying is “Expedition Medicine” by Drs. Bledsoe, Manyak and Townes.  I believe this book to be one of the premiere sources on expedition and remote medicine.  The contributing authors are exceptional and cover a wide range of topics, all required by expedition doctors.  I cannot say enough good things about this book and am totally enjoying reading it in great detail. 

Changes with AdventureHealthClinic and my websites 

World Nomads

I am very happy that WorldNomads.com has again published some of my articles on travel illnesses and immunizations related to Costa Rica.  Check-it-out over at their Travel Safety Hub.  I am very lucky to have such cool friends at this great organization.

Wilderness Medical Society Conference

The WMS conference in Snowmass, Colorado is coming up quickly (July 24-29) and it should be a great event!  Visit their site here  to learn more about this wonderful organization and this conference.  Those looking to learn more about topics in wilderness medicine will not find a better conference.

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