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Altitude Sickness and the High Altitude Climber - Tue, Sep 28 2010

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The Basics:
Event Type:Meeting
Event Location:Van Dusen Gardens - Floral Hall, 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Sep 28 2010  7:30 PM
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Sep 28 2010 9:00:00 PM
Event Duration:2 hours
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Susan Higginbottom
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, All Ages Welcome
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 15 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
Dr. Michael Koehle is a physician and physiologist at UBC. He practices clinical sports medicine at the Allan McGavin Sport Medicine Centre at UBC. Dr. Koehle regularly works as a volunteer with the Himalayan Rescue Association in Nepal, practicing high altitude medicine and conducting research at their high altitude medical stations. When in Vancouver, as part of his clinical practice, he screens patients prior to high altitude travel. He also runs the Environmental Physiology Laboratory at UBC(www.environmentalphysiology.ca), where one of the main areas of research is the physiology and genetics of altitude illness

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