Undersea Medicine Canada - Faculty

Course Director
Debbie L. Pestell, MD, LCdr (ret’d)

Consultant in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine, Hyperbaric Medicine Unit, QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, NS
Occupational Health Physician, Atlantic Offshore Medical Services (AOMS), Dartmouth, NS

Neal W. Pollock, PhD

Associate Professor, Dept of Kinesiology, School of Medicine, Université Laval, Québec City, QC
Research Chair, Centre de Medicine de Plongée du Québec, Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis, Québec City, QC

Jan Risberg, MD, PhD

Head of Submarine and Diving Medicine, Norwegian Armed Forces Medical Service, Bergen, Norway
Diving Physician and Senior Scientist, Norwegian Undersea Institute, Bergen, Norway
Consultant in Hyperbaric Medicine, Dept of Occupational Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Norway

Richard Moon, MD

Medical Director, Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology, Duke University, Durham, NC
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Professor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Geoff Zbitnew, MD

Acting Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL Staff Hyperbaric Physician, Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s, NL

Craig Nelson, MD

Assc Chief Medical Examiner, Dept of Pathology and Laboratory Med, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC