Joel Dovenbarger

JOEL DOVENBARGER, Vice President of DAN America Medical Services, has been with DAN since 1985. A medical professional for 30 years, Dovenbarger started work as a registered nurse in 1976 and began in hyperbaric and diving medicine at the F.G. Hall Lab at Duke Medical Center in 1982.

By the same author

The Malaria Threat

You may often dream of the ultimate dive vacation, traveling halfway around the world to a much-heralded dive resort, where every dive is better than...

15 October 2011

Neurological DCI

The DiverThe diver is a 27-year-old female scuba instructor who has been certified for four years. A technical diver, she has made more than 250...

15 October 2009

Hyberbaric Oxygen Therapy

Treatment by hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) happens when close to 100 percent oxygen is administered at an increased pressure (typically two to three times that...

15 October 2009

Differential Diagnosis

The Diver This is a 51-year-old female who is in good health. In the past year, she had two vertebrae in her neck (cervical vertebrae 5...

15 July 2009

Dive into the latest stories,
before anyone else.

Subscribe to the
Alert Diver