EXPLORE HYPERBARIC MEDICINE WITH RENOWNED DIVE EXPERT & PHYSICIAN

Dr. David Charash is board certified in emergency medicine and hyperbaric medicine. He is a NOAA Dive medicine physician and a certified dive medical fitness examiner. CONTRIBUTED

Join the History of Diving Museum on Sunday, Dec. 4 for an in-person presentation on hyperbaric medicine, presented by Dr. David Charash, physician and diving expert. The lecture begins at 2 p.m. 

Understanding how decompression sickness and arterial gas embolism might occur is the first step in recognizing its symptoms. During the discussion,  Charash will review things to look for and the steps to take to improve your dive safety. There will be plenty of opportunities for questions.

Charash is a physician who has cared for the diving community for over 30 years. He is board certified in emergency medicine and hyperbaric medicine. He is a NOAA dive medicine physician and a certified dive medical fitness examiner. He recently received the Divers Alert Network (DAN)/Rolex Diver of the Year Award for 2022, and is a DAN Referral Physician and DAN Instructor. 

He is founder of Dive Medicine and Hyperbaric Consultants. Charash lectures locally, nationally and internationally on all aspects of dive medicine, safety and technology. He volunteers as a researcher with DAN, and is currently involved in an investigation looking at the effects of diving and decompression sickness. He is the host on the podcast series “Fitness in Diving.” 

Charash will be presenting in-person as well as over Zoom. The museum will be hosting the presentation on-site with limited seating in the Bauer Diving History Research Library as well as through a private Zoom meeting. If you are interested in attending in person, email the community outreach team at [email protected] or call the museum at 305-664-9737. To register for the Zoom Meeting visit DivingMuseum.org. Spaces will be limited; you must register in advance. For those unable to attend in-person or virtually, the session will be recorded and posted to the HDM YouTube channel.