EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND 1976-1980 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine, 1980
1972-1976 The University of California, Irvine
Bachelor of Science, Biology
Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
POSTGRADUATE TRAINING 9/1987 13th Annual National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Physician Diving Accident Medical Management Course, NOAA facility, Key Biscayne, Florida
7/1986-7/1987 Radiology resident, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana
6/1986 Orientation course in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Wound Care, Long Beach Medical Center, Long Beach, California
6/1980-12/1982 Two years general surgery training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, with six months leave for auto-ped accident
OTHER TRAINING 12/31/2012 Completion of Ethics Training for Public Servants of the Louisiana Board of Ethics
1/8/2012 Renewal of Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative for biomedical researchers
1/07/2009 Completion of Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative for biomedical researchers-Good Clinical Practices Module
12/22/2008 Completion of Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative for biomedical researchers-Basic Course/Refresher
8/25/2008 Completion of Bloodborne Pathogens and Biological Safety Course for Researchers, LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans
8/21/2008 NIH web-based tutorial on Financial Conflict of Interest
7/1/2004 LSU Animal Care Orientation Training for basic science investigators.
3/4/2002 Completion of self-certification course/Human Subjects Protection Educational Program for clinical investigators.
5/25/2012-present Clinical Professor of Medicine, Gratis Faculty, LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans
11/1/2011-present Director, LSUHSC/Medical Center of Louisiana, New Orleans Hyperbaric Medicine Department, Interim LSU Public Hospital
7/5/2005-10/30/2011 Director, LSUHSC/Medical Center of Louisiana, New Orleans Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care Department, Interim LSU Public Hospital
7/1993 – 3/2009 Medical Director, LSU Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care Fellowship Program. JoEllen Smith Medical Center (New Orleans, LA) 1993-5/1999, St. Charles General Hospital (New Orleans, LA) 5/1999-12/2004, West Jefferson Medical Center (Marrero, LA) 12/2004-present, Medical Center of Louisiana New Orelans 7/5/2005-present.
5/1999-12/2004 Co-Director, St. Charles General Hyperbaric Medicine Department, St. Charles General Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana
9/1998-5/99 Medical Director, Jo Ellen Smith Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care Unit, Jo Ellen Smith Medical Center, New Orleans, LA
7/1993-1998 Assistant Director, Jo Ellen Smith Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care Unit, Jo Ellen Smith Medical Center, New Orleans, LA
7/1991-6/1993 Medical Research Director, LSU Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care Fellowship Program
7/1990-7/1993 Co-director, Department of Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, Northshore Regional Medical Center, Slidell, LA
7/1988-7/1993 Co-director, Emergency Department, Northshore Regional Medical Center, Slidell, LA
7/1988-7/1990 Director, Department of Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, Northshore Regional Medical Center, Slidell, LA
6/1986-Present Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, independent contractor with Van Meter & Associates, multiple facilities in Metro New Orleans and vicinity
7/1985 – 7/1988 Staff physician, Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care Dept., Northshore Regional Medical Center, Slidell, LA
7/1985-Present Emergency Medicine, independent contractor, Van Meter & Associates Emergency Medicine Physicians. Emergency department experience at multiple New Orleans area hospitals
7/1984-6/1985 Staff physician, emergency department, Hotel Dieu Hospital, New Orleans, Louisiana
5/1983-9/1984 Minor Emergency Center, Denver Tech Center/Swedish Hospital, Englewood, Colorado
CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE Certified Fitness to Dive Examiner, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society Course, New Orleans, 2/13-2/16/2004.
Diplomate, Board of Certification in Emergency Medicine, Inc., American Board of Physician Specialties, Forest Park, Georgia, July, 1997. Recertified 11/08-expiration 12/31/2015.
Diplomate, American Board of Hyperbaric Medicine, Austin, Texas, February 8, 1991.
Licensed in Colorado-1981 (voluntarily not renewed late 1986), Louisiana - July, 1984; California - April, 1997; and Mississippi - August, 1997
SPEX Certification Exam, taken in Metairie, Louisiana, 1996, as prerequisite for California Medical Licensure.
APPOINTMENTS, HONORS, AWARDS, INVITATIONS 10/12/2013 Featured speaker, guest of honor at Mercy Medical Airlift’s 7th Annual Halos
and Heroes Celebration at Virginia Beach Military Aviation Museum. Program
on HBOT in TBI and PTSD for veterans.
10/11/2013 Television interview, WVEC ABC channel 13, Virginia Beach/Norfolk,
Virginia by reporter Lucy Bustamante on HBOT for veterans with TBI and
9/30/2013 Interview for documentary Project 22, a cross-country motorcycle odyssey by U.S. war veterans to raise awareness for the 22 veteran suicides/day and alternative therapies for brain injury and PTSD that can prevent suicide.
9/28/2013 Named the Honoree of the Ronald McDonald House Charities Annual Hugs and Kisses Chocolate Ball Gala/Fundraiser, Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Orleans.
9/24/2013 Television interview, WWLTV, CBS Eyewitness Morning News with Eric Paulsen. http://www.wwltv.com/news/local/orleans/Local-doctors-vision-Make-Charity-into-world-brain-treatment--research-center-225174002.html
9/24/2013 Invited by Chancellor Hollier, LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, to be the P.I. on state-funded research project on human resuscitation.
6/24/2013 Invitation to speak at the International Conference on Radiology and Imaging, Theme: Advanced Methodologies in Radiology, 8/14-16/2013, Holiday Inn, Chicago, Northshore.
4/23/2013 Invitation to write a chapter on Traumatic Brain Injury for InTech Open Access Publisher, editor, Dr. Farid Sadaka. http://email@example.com.
4/22/2013 Invitation to join the editorial board of the Journal of Blood Disorders and Transfusion by the managing editor, G. Malhotra. http://www.omicsonline.org/jbdthome.php
1/31/2013 Invitation from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command through the Scientific Peer Advisory and Review Services division of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) to review a grant application for HBOT in blast traumatic brain injury in soldiers.
1/28/2013 Invitation by Dr. Mark S. Kindy of Journal of Neurochemistry to review a basic science manuscript.
12/6/2012 Featured in WWL-TV New Orleans (CBS) broadcast on HBOT treatment and improvement of sports concussion patient Nate Geller. Followup story from feature earlier in the year by Dennis Woltering. Patient returned to New Orleans for additional treatment: http://www.wwltv.com/news/local/Teen-suffering-from-concussion-sees-improvement-with-hyperbaric-treatment-182299921.html.
12/3/2012 Featured in WWL-TV New Orleans (CBS) broadcast by Meg Farris on HBOT treatment of gunshot victim Sandy Kaynor, New Orleans attorney, and previous treatment of his daughter who has cerebral palsy: http://www.wwltv.com/news/health/Garden-District-shooting-victim--181926201.html.
11/9/2012 Presentation to the Army Surgeon General, Gen. Patricia Horoho on the results to date of LSU IRB #7051 at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
11/7/2012 WWL TV New Orleans (CBS) broadcast/interview of patient Major Ben Richards by Meg Farris, Healthwatch: CBS Meg Farris broadcast on Healthwatch, 11/7/2012: http://www.wwltv.com/news/health/Army-major-seeing-success-with-LSU-hyperbaric-treatment-177769881.html.
11/2/2012 Interview with Lisa Wirthman, freelance writer, for Denver Post article on veterans and treatment with TBI. Story published in the Denver Post 11/11/2012: http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_21960079/brain-trust.
10/15/2012 Videotape interview with Mike Tobin, producer Jim Murphy, Fox News Chicago for national airing on 11/8/2012. Subject was hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment of veteran Major Ben Richards (subject of NY Times Review article, August 10, 2012: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/12/opinion/sunday/ war-wounds.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0).
10/11/2012 Live radio interview on the Mike O’Shea Morning Show, WTIS 1110 am Tampa Bay, FL regarding HBOT and treatment of veterans.
9/11/2012 Invitation to peer review a manuscript for the Journal of Neurotrauma by Prof. Lars Hillered.
8/12/2012 Video interview by filmmaker/producer John Kranhouse for a documentary on hyperbaric oxygen therapy at HBOT2012 in Long Beach, California.
8/11/2012 Invitation to serve on the jury that reviewed HBOT2012 scientific abstracts for award.
8/11/2012 Awarded The Lifetime Achievement Award for Cutting Edge Science of HBOT by the International Hyperbaric Medical Association at HBOT2012 Conference, Westin Hotel, Long Beach, California
8/10/2012 Invitation to and presentation of Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Phillip James for outstanding contributions to the field of hyperbaric medicine at HBOT2012, The Eighth International Symposium on Translational Medicine in Hyperbaric Practice
7/9/2012 Interview by NY author Peggy Sarlin for chapter on hyperbaric oxygen therapy in anti-aging for a book on treatment of dementia and anti-aging.
7/2/2012 Featured in documentary, Brain Storm: NCIS. The film is on Dr. Harch’s HBOT treatment of blast-induced TBI in U.S. war veteran Colonel Alan Burghardt. Filmed, directed, and produced by John Salcedo of LA City Films, it won the first place award for Best Documentary Short at the Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood, summer 2012.
6/15/2012 Awarded Research Faculty Award by 2011-12 LSU Hyperbaric Medicine Fellows
5/25/2012 Promotion to Clinical Professor of Medicine, Gratis Faculty, LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans
5/18, 20-31/2012 Multiple interviews by author William Fryer on hyperbaric oxygen therapy for a book co-authored with Dr. Elmer Cranton, the father of chelation therapy.
5/16/2012 Interview on CBS’ WWL TV, New Orleans, by Meg Farris. Featured on HealthWatch. Documentary of my treatment of Charmaine Neville and Cadisil Syndrome with hyperbaric oxygen therapy. http://www.wwltv.com/news/health/
5/9/2012 Invitation to co-host a Frontiers Research Topics section on a research topic of my choice. Research Topics is an online forum launched by Frontiers Journals to focus and disseminate scientific information on important areas of biomedical research. http://www.frontiersin.org/neurology/researchtopics
5/8/2012 Invitation to review a manuscript for PLoS Medicine by acting senior editor, Dr. Barbara Cohen on traumatic brain injury.
4/25/2012 Videotaping of television interview with Dennis Woltering, WWL CBS Channel 4, New Orleans for segment on sports concussion in childhood athletics, featuring a 12 year old patient from Seattle I recently treated with HBOT. Special aired on 5/1/2012 at 10 p.m.
4/25/2012 Radio interview WTIS 1110 am Tampa Bay on the Roger Schulman show regarding HBOT and veterans.
4/17/2012 Invited presentation to visiting Rear Admiral Elizabeth Niemyer, Nurse Corps, United States Navy Deputy Chief, Wounded, Ill, and Injured Director, Navy Nurse Corps for Navy Week NOLA at LSUHSC.
4/14/2012 Invited presentation to the Inaugural Summit of the Georgia War Alliance, a consortium of non-profits dedicated to U.S. war veteran health and the care of their families. Lecture given at the Roosevelt Warm Springs Rehabilitation Institute, Warm Springs, Georgia
3/28/2012 Invited by director of OIF/OEF TBI/PTSD Program to give lecture on HBOT in TBI/PTSD in veterans at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Association Medical Center, New Orleans.
3/23/2012 Invited and performed review of grant application on HBOT in acute TBI for the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Research and Education Foundation, Dr. Darin A. Padua, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Director, Sports Medicine Research Laboratory, University of North Carolina.
3/17/2012 Live interview on CNN Saturday Morning News on HBOT in TBI and PTSD for veterans. Appearance with veteran Chad Battles, a patient currently under treatment with HBOT. http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/health/2012/03/17/nr-soldiers-combat-history.cnn
3/14/2012 Live Radio interview on HBOT in U.S. Veterans with TBI and PTSD with guest host Scott Hennen on the Jason Lewis Show, Genesis Communications Network (http://www.gcnlive.com/programs/jasonLewis/ ), 7p.m. CST, http://www.jasonlewisshow.com/2012/03/
2/22/2012 Invitation to write a review article and become an editorial board member for the scientific journal Neural Regeneration Research. Simultaneous invitation to speak at the Second International Neural Regeneration Symposium in China, 2012.
2/4/2012 Invitation to speak and speech given at Purple Heart Ceremony for OIF/OEF veteran Rusty Ouart, Fargo, North Dakota.
1/27/2012 Interviewed and article published in The Daily Reveille, The Louisiana State University publication, by writer Lea Ciskowski, on my research and the Obama Joining Forces Initiative. http://www.lsureveille.com/news/lsuhsc-hitches-onto-obama-s-vet-program-1.2691034
1/27/2012 Videotaping for “411” television program, WGNO abc26, Jocelyn Lockwood, on hyperbaric oxygen therapy, traumatic brain injury, and veterans. Aired 1/29/2012:
1/25/2012 Videotaping for television program on HBOT in TBI and veterans for NOLA Marketplace, Catherine Shreveshttp://www.abc26.com/marketplace/nola/,
1/18/2012 Television appearance with Vanessa Bolano, News With a Twist, WGNO/NOLA-TV, Channel 11,ABC, New Orleans, on veteran Tim Hecker and continuing HBOT: http://www.abc26.com/news/newswithatwist/wgno-hyperbaric-oxygen-therapy-healing-your-mind-with-oxygen-20120119,0,417416.story
1/18/2012 Live television interview Fox8, WVUE, Morning News with Rob Masson on mental health problems in veterans and treatment with hyperbaric oxygen: http://www.fox8live.com/mediacenter/local.aspx?videoIdfirstname.lastname@example.org&navCatId=58
1/12/2012 Feature article by Jeremy Shields of the Baton Rouge Advocate Washington, D.C. office on attendance at Obama Joining Forces Initiative: http://theadvocate.com/home/1790558-125/lsu-part-of-plan-to.html#subscribe_adv_1
1/11/2012 Feature television news piece of Meg Farris’ Health Watch, WWLTV, New Orleans, shown on the CBS Evening News, New Orleans on Harch attendance at Obama Joining Forces Initiative in Richmond, Virginia: http://www.wwltv.com/news/First-lady-announces-new-program-to-help-traumatic-brain-injuries-137151843.html 1/11/2012 Attended inaugural public announcement of Joining Forces Initiative of Michelle Obama and the Association of American Medical Colleges in Richmond, Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine asKey Contact representative of LSUHSC. 1/2/2012 Invitation to peer review a scientific paper for PLoS ONE journal by academic editor Prof. Cesario V Borlongan on traumatic brain injury.
12/29/2011 Live radio interview WTIS 1100 am, 7:00 a.m., St. Petersburg, FL, Roger P. Schulman and John Meyers
12/28/2011 Live radio interview WTIS 1100 am, 7:00 a.m., St. Petersburg, FL, Roger P. Schulman and John Meyers
12/22/2011 Invitation by Dean Steve Nelson, LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans to be the Key Contact for the Obama Administration’s Joining Forces Initiative based on work in TBI and PTSD.
12/13/2011 Live radio interview WTIS 1100 am, 7:00 a.m., St. Petersburg, FL, Roger P. Schulman and John Meyers.
12/13/2011 Live radio interview Melinda Pillsbury Foster, Reclaim American, the Rumor Mill News, 2-3 p.m. Satellite Radio-KU Band Satellite, Galaxy 19, Frequency 12060 MHz. Internet Radio Over the Phone, Broadcast Live on Mobile Radio, UpSnap-1-704-631-4060, www.rumormillnews.com/cgi-bin/forum.cgi?read=224256. Interview on HBOT in TBI.
12/2/2011 Live radio interview WTIS 1100 am, 7:00 a.m., St. Petersburg, the John Meyers Show on HBOT in veterans with TBI and PTSD
11/30/2011 Live television interview Fox 8 News New Orleans on recently published Nournal of Neurotrauma article.
9/1/2011 Interview for newspaper article by Pamela Zubeck of the Colorado Springs Independent on HBOT in veteran TBI/PTSD, published 9/8/2011: http://www.csindy.com/colorado/pure-hope/Content?oid=2371833
8/22, 24/2011 Videotaped interview for documentary video on Veterans, The Bridge, by producer Wes Oliver, Vizion Studios, Nashville, TN.
8/9/2011 Videotaped interview for new film project/promotion of HBOT for blast-induced TBI in Veterans, Brain Storm: Oxygen Intervention. Posted to Reel Show International: http://www.reelshowint.com/ 8/8/2011 Invited reviewer for Journal of NeuroTrauma manuscript by managing editor Prof. Lars Hillered.
6/30/2011 Visit by and lecture at the Baromedical Research Institute of New Orelans to Col. Scott Miller and entourage from the Army Surgeon General’s Office, Ft. Dietrick Medical Research and Materiel Command, and the Vice Chief of Staff’s office of the Army regarding the results of LSU IRB #7051.
6/29/2011 Videotaping of interview in New Orleans for cable network television program, The Incurables, a television program on DISH Network, Veria Living Productions, about treatment of incurable disease. Program aired 4/9/2012: http://www.veria.com/video/webisode-the-incurables-brain-damage-s3e8
6/25/2011 Outstanding Lecturer Award 2011, LSU Hyperbaric Medicine
Fellowship for Excellence in Graduate Education. Bestowed at the Annual LSU Emergency Medicine Residency Graduation Ceremony, Ritz Carlton Hotel, New Orleans, by the graduating LSU Hyperbaric Medicine Fellows.
6/9/2011 Invitation by the Dean of the School of Medicine, LSU, to lead the development of a new consortium program on a neurological and orthopedic center for LSU, based on the work involving HBOT in trauma.
4/10/2011 Invitation to anchor and give multiple lectures at the inaugural Symposium on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Slovakia to Slovakian medical authorities and G7 dignitaries.
4/8/2011 Videotaping of documentary, The Bridge, on Veterans with PTSD who received HBOT under LSU IRB #7051. Video shot by Wesley Oliver of Vizion Studios, Nashville. http://www.stillmybrothers.org/Still_My_Brothers/Home.html.
4/7/2011 Radio Interview on WBOK 1230 am, New Orleans, Crosstown Conversations, 10:00 a.m. on Biomedical research advances in New Orleans, particularly HBOT and HBOT in TBI/Veterans. Host: Jeanne Nathan.
4/1/2011 Invitation to present research results of LSU IRB #7051 to the Secretary of Health, Department of Defense, General Chiarelli at the Pentagon.
3/19/2011 Meeting/Presentation to U.S. Senator Imhofe’s (Oklahoma) staff on HR396 and HBOT in TBI/PTSD, National Brain Injury Rescue and Rehabilitation Project
3/19/2011 Meeting/Presentation to U.S. Congressman Jeff Miller’s (Florida) staff on HR396 and HBOT in TBI/PTSD, National Brain Injury Rescue and Rehabilitation Project.
3/19/2011 Meeting/Presentation to U.S. Congressman Bill Young’s (Florida) staff and the House Veterans Affaire Committee Staff on HR396 and HBOT in TBI/PTSD, National Brain Injury Rescue and Rehabilitation Project
3/19/2011 Invited Lecture: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Blast-Induced Mild-Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury/Post-Concussion Syndrome and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Presented to the American Legion Ad Hoc Committee on TBI and PTSD at the Renaissance Hotel
3/18/2011 Invited Briefing in the U.S. House of Representatives Rayburn Conference Room on HR396, the TBI Treatment Act, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in TBI and PTSD, National Brain Injury Rescue and Rehabilitation Project.
3/1/2011 Videotaping of documentary on HBOT in TBI and PTSD by the national office of The American Legion for release in the summer, of 2011.
1/11/2011 Radio Interview with Dr. Doug Hulstedt and Gloria Chavez, KNRY 1240 am Monterey, CA and internet broadcast on hyperbaric oxygen therapy and applications to the spectrum of chronic brain injury including autism.
12/2010 Invited article on HBOT in Traumatic Brain Injury, The Brain Injury Association of Louisiana (BIALA), BIALA Newsletter, Winter,2010;7;1—3.
11/25/2010 Videotaping of documentary on HBOT, “Hope for the Hopeless,” by Griffith Mehaffey of Stellarblade Productions for submission to PBS as a gift from a former patient. http://vimeo.com/19545958
11/19/2010 Invited Lecture: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Neurological and Intellectual Disability-A Generic Drug? Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute of Rehabilitation, Warm Springs, Georgia.
10/17/2010 Nominated by Chancellor Hollier to the Louisiana State Medical Society representative board position on the Louisiana Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund. Appointed 11/8/2010
9/29/2010 Award of $1.2 million congressional appropriation for study of HBOT in chronic blast-induced traumatic brain injury/post-concussion syndrome and post-traumatic stress disorder. Award routed through the Army Telemedicine and Advanced Therapeutics Research Center, U.S. Army, Fort Dietrick.
8/31/2010 Interview with J.C. McKinley for Watchdog Radio, available as podcast on iTunes on the internet, for Citizen’s Commission on Human Rights. Topic was the Suicide epidemic in U.S. Veterans, the contribution to this of FDA blackbox labeled psychoactive medications, and the impact of HBOT on blast-induced TBI and PTSD.
8/11/2010 Interview with journalist Vera Tweed of NewsMax Health. Article on hyperbaric oxygen therapy, including HBOT for TBI/veterans for The Mind Health Report at www.newsmaxhealth.com.
8/7/2010 Radio Interview with Tom Graver on the G.I. Radio Network, POWERTALK 1420 A M WDJA, Delray Beach, FL, 12:00-2:00 p.m., 877-278-1420, “TBI Treatment Act,” http://radio.securenetsystems.net/radio_player_large.cfm? stationCallSign=WDJA.
7/24/2010 Award, Most Innovative Use of Hyperbaric Oxygen, HBOT in TBI in Veterans, Richard A. Neubauer Research Institute, 7th International Symposium for Hyperbaric Oxygenation and the Future of Healing, Marriott Hotel, Irvine, California.
7/22/2010 Interview with Bryant Jordan of military.com regarding HBOT in TBI and PTSD: http://www.military.com/news/article/rep-va-must-speed-up-ptsd-research.html. Companion article on 8/3/2010: http://www.military.com/ news/article/some-say-tbi-cure-is-in-the-air.html.
7/21/2010 Oral Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Veterans Affairs Committee at the Roundtable on Innovative Treatments for TBI and PTSD. Cannon House Building, 10:00 a.m., Washington, D.C.
7/18/2010 Interview with Seth Robbins, Stars and Stripes Magazine from Germany. Article on HBOT in brain injured U.S. veterans.
7/2010 First foreign language translation of The Oxygen Revolution, published and translated in Slovakian.
6/22/2010 Written Testimony to both the Senate and House of Representatives Armed Services Committee Meetings on Veterans Suicides, Medications, and HBOT.
6/14/2010 Radio Interview with John Hollis, Holistic Lifestyles Radio, am 1470, Boca Raton Florida, 2p.m. EST, on HBOT and HBOT in TBI/veterans.
6/2010 Invitation to film a series of episodes on my HBOT treated patients for the cable television series, The Incurables, with new host Jewel. Filming to begin in the summer of 2011. Based on YouTube video of my patient Curt Allen with severe TBI.
5/7/2010 Lecture, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, a Generic Drug for Neurological and Intellectual Disability(?), at the World Organization for Human Potential 55th Annual Meeting, The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential, Wyndmoor, PA.
5/7/2010 Leonardo DaVinci Award, The Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential at the 55th Annual Meeting of the World Organization for Human Potential, for pioneering work in hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
4/30/2010 Invitation Keynote CME lecture at 31st National Conference of Foundations Recovery Network, Holistic Treatment: Changing the Way We Look at Recovery-Body, Mind, & Spirit. Lecture: Hyperbaric Oxygen Assisted Detoxification, Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, NV.
4/13/2010 Video interview as part of web video production: HDNet World Report Investigates a New and Promising Treatment for Soldiers With Traumatic Brain Injuries (in Veterans), aired on HDNet World Report with reporter Carol McKinley. www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hdnet-world-report-investigates-a-new-and-promising-treatment-for-soldiers-with-traumatic-brain-injuries-90738309.html
4/12/2010 Interview and article on HBOT in veterans with TBI: Pure oxygen a breath of hope, by Richard Martin (email@example.com, 727-893-8330), Times Staff Writer, St. Pete Times, St. Petersburg, FL, 4/12/2010.
3/16/2010 Interview and article by Ellyn Couvillion in the Baton Rouge Advocate, Study: Hyperbaric therapy treats brain injuries. Report on teleconference of 3/15/2010 to announce preliminary results of LSU IRB #7051, HBOT for Blast-induced TBI and PTSD.
3/12/2010 Video Interview with Michele Sullivan for Clinical Neurology News on the Elsevier Global Health News Network regarding abstract/oral presentation at 8th World Congress on Brain Injury, Crystal City Hytatt Regency Hotel, Washington, D.C.
3/11/2010 Invitation/Presentation to Business Executives for National Security (BENS) on Treatment of Chronic Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury and Threats to Our National Security. BENS Headquarters, 1030 15th Street, Washington, D.C.
3/5/2010 LSU Medicine Grand Rounds lecture: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Blast-Induced Chronic Mild-Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury/Post-Concussion Syndrome: Pilot Trial. Medical Education Building, New Orleans, LA
2/10/2010 Invitation and presentation to LSUHSC Chancellor Larry Hollier, Judy Catellier (Director of Southeast Louisiana Veterans Association Hospital/Program, LSUHSC administrative and financial staff, Dr. Fred Cerise with Dr. Keith Van Meter on Research and Applications of HBOT in Resusciation and Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury. LSUHSC Resources Bldg.
2/5/2010 Invitation and presentation/lecture to the Houston VA Brain Injury team/program and Director on LSU IRB #7051, HBOT in Chronic Blast Induced TBI and PTSD.
1/4/2010 Invitation to serve as a scientist reviewer for the 2010 Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP) for the Department of Defense (DoD) Applied Research and Advanced Technology Development Award (ARATDA) on Diagnosis and Treatment of Brain Injury (DTBI). Panel is to convene 2/7-9/2010 in Reston, Virginia. Invitation by Dr. Mark Purcell, Scientific Review Officer, Global Health Sector, SRA International, Inc.
12/28/2009 Invitation to review a manuscript for Cancer Investigation by Dr. Gary Lyman, editorial staff.
12/3/2009 Radio Interview, The Tony Bruno Show, Fox Sports Talk Radio, Into the Night, podcast: http://www.tonybrunoshow.com/podcasts.php?q=1, Hour 2, on HBOT for post-concussion syndrome with discussion of my treatment of ex-all Pro linebacker Bill Romanowski. During Hour 1 a former patient of mine from 1994 called into the show as a testimonial in the treatment of his decompression sickness.
11/11/2009 Guest speaker at New Beginnings Fundraiser/Gala, Leonard’s of Great Neck, Great Neck, NY., with Congressman Tim Bishop. In support of brain injured veterans, Veterans Day.
11/11/2009 Radio Interview,Veterans Day Parade in NYC, on the Scott Hennen Show, “The Common Sense,” 1100 AM, WZFG, North Dakota, regarding treatment of brain injured veterans with HBOT and Mr. Rusty Ouart.
10/29/2009 Invited lecturer on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury 20th ANNUAL STATE OF THE STATES IN HEAD INJURY, October 27-30, 2009, Eldorado Hotel - Santa Fe, New Mexico. National Association of State Head Injury Administrators.
10/3/2009 Invited CME lecture, on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Intoxication,
Detoxification, and Treatment of Chemical Toxicity, 51st Congress; Detoxification International College of Integrative Medicine, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, MI, Oct 3-4, 2009
9/4,5/2009 Guest lecturer on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Diabetic Foot Wounds and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Chronic Blast-Induced TBI and PTSD to the 71st Annual Meeting of the National Foundation of Women Legislators, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
8/10/2009 Invitation and presentation at Defeat Autism Now Annual Think Tank, Chicago Marriott Suites Hotel on HBOT in Autism Spectrum Disorder.
8/3/2009 Interview with Bill Gottlieb, freelance author, for article in Bottom Line Personal on HBOT.
8/3/2009 CBS Evening News with Katie Couric Television feature on HBOT for veterans with TBI and PTSD in New Orleans.
7/6/2009 Invited presentation to Congressman Tim Bishop (Rep, NY) and Veterans Affairs Committee Board of Directors on HBOT for veterans with TBI and PTSD, Coram, New York.
6/10/2009 Radio interview with radio host Damien Carrick, The Law Report, ABC Radio National, Web site: abc.com.au/rn/lawreport, on HBOT in Cerebral Palsy and Pediatric Brain Injury. Was counterpoint to lawsuit against a chiropractor, Mal Hooper, for HBOT treatment of a child with CP and the contention that their was a lack of science for this treatment.
5/15/2009 Written testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee, Ike Skelton (Chairman), John M. McHugh (Ranking Member) on treatment of TBI and PTSD with off-label drugs.
5/14/2009 Television feature on Pilot Trial of HBOT in Chronic Mild-Moderate TBI/PCS and PTSD by special reporter Meg Farris, HealthWatch, WWL-TV, Channel 4, New Orleans.
5/13/2009 Filmed a documentary on Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in TBI and PTSD in U.S. Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans titled, “Brain Storm.” Producer John Salcedo.Graduate project for film degree at Los Angeles City College.
4/15/2009 Invitation to become a member of the Integrative Medicine Consortium Board Certification Committee, as a representative of the International Hyperbaric Medical Association.
3/27/2009 Invitation to sit on a panel discussion on Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury, 2ndAnnual Brain Injury Conference, Ochsner Foundation Hospital, Brent HouseConference Center, New Orleans, LA. Sponsored by the Brain Injury Associationof Louisiana (BIALA). Other panel members: Dr. Gary Glynn, Director of theTouro Infirmary Neuro-Rehabilitation Center and Nurse Susan Greco.
3/23/2009 Invitation to speak at the Defense Education Forum, Reserve Officers