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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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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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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