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2024 Annual Scientific Meeting

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THURSDAY, JUNE 13 - SATURDAY, JUNE 15

Pre-courses (Wound Care & Diving): Wednesday, June 12

Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Qtr - Astor

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Event Properties

Event Start Date 06-12-2024
Event End Date 06-15-2024
Location Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter, an IHG Hotel
Categories UHMS Directly Provided Meeting, annual scientific meeting

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Dick Clarke

CHT-ADMIN

Emma Rogers

MD

Francois Burman

Pr Eng, BSc (Eng), MSc

Geness Koumandakis

CHT

Helen Gelly

MD

Jacek Kot

MD

Jay Buckey

MD

Jim Chimiak

MD

Keith Van Meter

MD

Lindell Weaver

MD

Nick Bird

MD

Owen J. O'Neill

MD, MPH, FUHM, FACHM, FAPWCA, FAPWHc

Pablo Medina

MD, Lt Col, USAF, MC, SFS


Pete Witucki, MD

UHMS President

Philip Bryson

MBBS

Richard Moon

MD

Sandra Chapman

Sean Hardy

MD

Thomas Gregory

MD

Tino Balestra

MSc, PhD

Wednesday, June 12

Registration open

0700-1700

Wednesday, June 12

Pre-course: Thoracic and Pulmonary Issues in Diving

0800-1700

Wednesday, June 12

Pre-course: Advances in Wound Management

0755-1800

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Thursday, June 13

Registration open

0700-1700

Thursday, June 13

Opening Ceremony / Welcome - UHMS President: Pete Witucki, MD

0800-0830

Thursday, June 13

Kindwall Keynote: New and developing indications for hyperbaric oxygen treatment: Jay Buckey, MD, PhD

0830-0930

Thursday, June 13

Break / Exhibits

0930-1000

Thursday, June 13

Plenary: International Panel: Diving Decompression an actual view: Costantino Balestra, Jacek Kot, Jean-Pierre Imbert

1000-1130

Thursday, June 13

Posters: Session A1 - A6 & Session B7 - B8

1130-1200

Thursday, June 13

Lunch / Committee Meetings

1200-1400

Thursday, June 13

A1: Environmental study and stress-related biomarkers modifications in a crew during a week of confinement in EMMPOL6 analog astronaut mission: Tommaso Antonio Giacon, MD

1400-1410

Thursday, June 13

A2: Reduction of inflammatory mediators and neutrophil activation by hyperbaric oxygen in patients with decompression sickness or carbon monoxide poisoning: Stephen Thom, MD, PhD

1410-1420

Thursday, June 13

A3: Pressure-related inflammatory responses of SCUBA divers and tunnel workers: Phi-Nga Jeannie Le, MD

1420-1430

Thursday, June 13

Plenary: UHM Fellows: Top Articles in Hyperbaric Medicine: Emma Rogers, MD: UPenn Fellow

1430-1500

Thursday, June 13

Break / Exhibits

1500-1530

Thursday, June 13

Plenary: Surviving a Medicare Audit – Lessons Learned Panel: Helen Gelly, MD & Nick Bird, MD

1530-1630

Thursday, June 13

B7: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Treatment-Resistant Combat-Associated PTSD: A Randomized, Sham-Controlled Trial: Keren Doenyas-Barak, MD

1630-1640

Thursday, June 13

B8: Comparison of Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Pressures for Radiation-Induced Hemorrhagic Cystitis: Riggs Sanchez, BA

1640-1650

Thursday, June 13

B9: Assessment of CRAO Cases to Identify Care Improvement Initiatives: Laura M. Lauer, DO

1650-1700

Thursday, June 13

Posters: Session B10 - B25; B27 - B33

1700-1730

Thursday, June 13

Welcome Reception

1800-1900

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Friday, June 14

Registration open

0700-1700

Friday, June 14

Lambertsen Keynote: (Mis)Adventures in the Gulf of Mexico: Sean Hardy, MD

0800-0900

Friday, June 14

Plenary: Session C: Principles of isobaric counter diffusion to prevent DCS: Richard Moon, MD

0900-1000

Friday, June 14

Break / Exhibits

1000-1030

Friday, June 14

C34: First-in-human imaging of venous gas emboli using a capacitive micromachined transducer toward an underwater wearable ultrasound for personalized decompression: Virginie Papadopoulou, PhD

1030-1040

Friday, June 14

Oral abstract presentation

1040-1050

Friday, June 14

C36: Decompression stops at three instead of six meters of sea water could reduce the risk of decompression sickness: Oscar Plogmark, MD

1050-1100

Friday, June 14

Plenary: Executive Summary of the proceedings from the National Academies Workshop on Undersea Medicine Research sponsored by Office of Naval Research "ONR": Sandra Chapman

1100-1130

Friday, June 14

Posters: Session C34 - C39 & C108

1130-1200

Friday, June 14

Lunch / Committee Meetings

1200-1400

Friday, June 14

Plenary: Commercial diving and DMAC: Phil Bryson, MBBS

1400-1430

Friday, June 14

Plenary: Session D: Hyperbaric Medicine in Extreme Environments: Medical Care of the Compressed Air Tunnel Worker: Owen O'Neill, MD

1430-1500

Friday, June 14

D40: Effect of BHB level and Gender on Latency to CNSOT: Bruce J. Derrick, MD

1500-1510

Friday, June 14

D41: No correlation between increases of spleen volume and changes in circulating pro-inflammatory microparticles following fourteen days of apnea and hypoxia exposures: Zac Schlader, PhD

1510-1520

Friday, June 14

D42: Dive profiles and DCS rate among seafood harvesters in British Columbia Canada: Sherri Ferguson, MSc

1520-1530

Friday, June 14

Break / Exhibits

1530-1600

Friday, June 14

Plenary: Top articles in Undersea Medicine: Thomas Gregory, MD: Duke Fellow

1600-1630

Friday, June 14

Plenary: Descendency/Ascendancy of the LSU HSC Hyperbaric Fellowship Program: A history to die for: Keith Van Meter, MD

1630-1700

Friday, June 14

Posters: Session D40 - D57 & D59

1700-1730

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Saturday, June 15

Registration open

0700-1600

Saturday, June 15

Davis Keynote: Non-compliant chambers: Individual liability, and a threat to our industry: Francois Burman, PR ENG, BSC (ENG), MSC

0800-0900

Saturday, June 15

Plenary: Randomized controlled blinded trial design & conduct: Challenges-pitfalls-solutions: Dick Clarke, CHT-Admin

0900-1000

Saturday, June 15

Break / Exhibits

1000-1030

Saturday, June 15

Plenary: Shortage of 24/7 Facilities: Jim Chimiak, MD

1030-1100

Saturday, June 15

Plenary: Mass CO Poisoning: Geness Koumandakis, CHT

1100-1115

Saturday, June 15

Plenary: DCI treatment debate: Shorter oxygen exposures vs US Navy treatment tables: Pablo Medina, MD (Pros) & US Navy Treatment Tables are the Gold Standard for Treatment of Decompression Illness: Richard Moon, MD (Cons)

1115-1215

Saturday, June 15

Plenary: Techs going off the reservation: Upholding the CHT Code of Conduct: Dick Clarke, CHT-Admin

1215-1300

Saturday, June 15

Lunch

1300-1400

Saturday, June 15

Plenary: Monoplace hyperbaric chamber, equipment for treating critically ill patients: Lin Weaver, MD

1400-1430

Saturday, June 15

E60: Improving Simulation Medical Education of Providers in Hyperbaric Medicine: A Survey Study: Krisos Spyratos, DO

1430-1440

Saturday, June 15

E61-62: Continuous blood glucose monitor performance in a 100% hyperbaric oxygen environment & Continuous blood glucose monitors and safety in the hyperbaric environment: Enoch Huang, MD & Jacquline Hocking, CHT

1440-1450

Saturday, June 15

E63: 3D Printed IV Pass Through for Monoplace Hyperbaric Chambers: Jeffrey Cooper, MD

1450-1500

Saturday, June 15

Posters: Session E60 - E72 & Session F73 - F74; F76 - F83

1500-1530

Saturday, June 15

Break

1530-1600

Saturday, June 15

F73: Analysis of Diver Fatalities in San Diego: Insights from the SDDDRC: Benito Pascua, MD

1600-1610

Saturday, June 15

F74: Significant cardiac and thrombotic effects of severe carbon monoxide poisoning: a case series: Margot Samson, MD

1610-1620

Saturday, June 15

F75: Sickle cell disease related SSNHL: A novel HBO indication? Natalie Ouellette, BSc, MD

1620-1630

Saturday, June 15

Posters: Session F84 - F107

1630-1700

Saturday, June 15

Enjoy your last night in New Orleans!

1700