DAN Mourns the Loss of Industry Pioneer Lee Selisky

Durham, NC (July 19, 2018) – Lee Selisky was an adventurous cold-water diver when he recognized a need for custom weights to use with his drysuit; with ingenuity and hard work he helped launch a significant evolution in dive equipment. Famously known as the "lead king," Selisky began molding weights in his back yard and rapidly progressed to...
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Do Child Divers Get Injured?

We invite you to join us for the next DAN Public Lecture Series event. Dr. Matias Nochetto will present "Do Child Divers Get Injured?" at DAN headquarters in Durham, North Carolina, on Wednesday, December 5, at 7 p.m.Do Child Divers Get Injured?Children can begin scuba diving at very young ages. They have unique physiological features and...
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DAN at DEMA 2018 Seminars

CHALLENGES IN INTERPRETING ACUTE POST-DIVE CONDITIONS*MATIAS NOCHETTODivers experience various medical problems besides the bends, and many of these problems can look a lot like DCS. While it's easy to connect the dots after a definitive diagnosis, solving the puzzle in real time can be both an art and a science. Join us to better understand...
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DAN-UHMS Spring 2019 Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Course

Dates: May 4-11, 2019Saturdays are included at either end as arrival and outbound travel days.Location: Little Cayman Beach ResortLittle CaymanCayman IslandsContact: DAN CMEPhone: 800-446-2671 ext 1556Fax: 919-493-3456Email : dan.uhms.cme@dan.orgRegistration Form...
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DAN Instructor Trainer Workshop (ITW) DEMA

DAN Instructor Trainers conduct the DAN Instructor Qualification Course (IQC) for qualified individuals and model the teaching expected from DAN Instructors when conducting provider level courses. This two-day workshop is the mechanism for becoming a DAN Instructor Trainer.COURSE PREREQUISITESBe a current DAN memberBe an active DAN instructor...
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Daniel Popa, M.D., Ph.D., Receives Prestigious DAN Research Grant

DURHAM, NC — Divers Alert Network® (DAN®) is pleased to announce the selection of Daniel Popa, M.D., Ph.D., as the 2018 recipient of the DAN/R.W. "Bill" Hamilton Memorial Dive Medicine Research Grant.DAN established the award in honor of Bill Hamilton, Ph.D., a physiologist who conducted important research in decompression science, breathing...
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DAN Seeks Communications Professional and Researcher

Durham, NC (June 27, 2018) Divers Alert Network® (DAN®), the world's foremost dive safety organization, is in search of talented people ready to work to promote safe diving worldwide.• DAN is seeking an experienced writer/editor to join its communications team. This person will be responsible for writing and editing articles and other content to...
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Reminder: Your Liability Insurance May Soon Expire

Durham, N.C. (June 28, 2018) As a dive professional you do everything you can to protect your divers; now it's time to ensure you're protected, too. If you're like many of your industry colleagues, your liability insurance policy may be expiring in just a few days. That's why DAN is taking a moment to remind you to ensure you remain covered.If...
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DAN Medical Director James M. Chimiak, M.D., Receives UHMS Diving Medicine Award

Durham, NC (July 11, 2018) — Physician and former U.S. Navy Special Operations, Surface Warfare and Deep Sea Diver James M. Chimiak, M.D., is the recipient of the 2018 Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) Excellence in Diving Medicine Award.Previously known as the Craig Hoffman Memorial/Charles W. Shilling Award, the Excellence in Diving...
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