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Dr. Dana Levin - Extreme Medicine: Providing Care in the World's Most Dangerous Environments. The second in a series - "The Road Less Traveled" - moderated by Rabbi Niles Goldstein.

Napa Center for Thought & Culture

Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

Dr. Dana Levin - Extreme Medicine: Providing Care in...

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General Admission Jan 24, 2019 $25.00 $3.16
Students and Military Personnel Jan 24, 2019 $10.00 $2.24

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The Himalayas, Antarctica, outer space--how do doctors keep people healthy and safe in such dangerous places? 

As part of the Napa Center for Thought & Culture series, “The Road Less Traveled,"  millennial and adventurer DR. DANA LEVIN,  an emergency and aerospace medicine physician at New York’s Columbia University, will speak about the challenges of this field of work, but also about how imagination, creativity, interdisciplinary thinking and international cooperation can help to lead the way toward progress.

Dr. Levin’s presentation will be followed by questions from the evening's moderator, Rabbi Niles Goldstein.  Audience members will have an opportunity to ask additional questions as well.  

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Dr. Levin is an Emergency and Aerospace Medicine physician at Columbia University in New York City. He started the Exploration Medicine podcast to share some of the fascinating work and stories done by researchers and practitioners in the field.

His own exploration work includes environments such as Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Himalayas, Antarctica, and Low Earth Orbit, including being the doctor for the women's athletic association -- Equal Playing Field -- who set the world record for world's highest altitude soccer game in 2017. He also works with the University of Colorado Aerospace Medicine Program supporting research and training for providers in remote environments.

Dr. Levin has taught classes in extreme environment medicine and physiology with Weil Cornell University, the Wilderness Medicine Society, The University of Texas, The Himalayan Rescue Association, The University of Colorado and New York Medical College. He also conducts research into altitude sickness, decompression sickness, spatial disorientation, hypoxia, and optimization of medical systems for deep space flight. 

In his spare time he flies planes and performs scientific and technical scuba dives. He enjoys science fiction, skiing, social dancing, playing percussion and writing songs.

NOTE:  Please bring your paper tickets for entry.  No backpacks will be allowed into the venue.

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This presentation is geared to an adult audience, however  middle- and high-school students interested in these subjects are welcome to attend.

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The organizer is not providing transportation.  There is plenty of free parking on the streets around the synagogue,

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Congregation Beth Shalom
1455 Elm Street
Napa, CA 94559

Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)


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