DAN Offers Resources for Dive Pros Seeking Liability Coverage

DURHAM, NC – June 11, 2019 – If you're a dive professional, it may be time to renew your annual liability coverage. It's also a great time to gain insight into the specifics of liability insurance and understand what sets DAN Risk Retention Group apart from other liability insurance providers.Most importantly, DAN RRG is more than just an...
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Public Lecture: Divers for Dinner? An overview of fatal shark attacks on divers

We invite you to join us for the next DAN Public Lecture Series event. DAN Research interns Alexandra Romfoe and Burnley Truax will present "Divers for Dinner? An overview of fatal shark attacks on divers" at DAN headquarters in Durham, North Carolina, on Wednesday, August 1, at 7 p.m.Divers for Dinner? An overview of fatal shark attacks on...
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DAN-UHMS Fall 2019 Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Course

Dates:* September 14-21, 2019Saturdays are included at either end as arrival and outbound travel days.Location:* Divi Flamingo Beach Resort BonaireContact: DAN CMEPhone:* 800-446-2671 ext 1556Fax:* 919-493-3456Email:* *dan.uhms.cme@dan.org*Registration Form...
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David Wilkinson Named 2019 DAN/Rolex Diver of the Year

DURHAM, NC – April 17, 2019 – Divers Alert Network® and Rolex® are pleased to announce that Dr. David Wilkinson has been selected as the 2019 DAN/Rolex Diver of the Year. The award was presented on Saturday, April 13, at the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society® 45th Annual Awards Program in New York.Dr. Wilkinson is a senior staff specialist...
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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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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 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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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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