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Health care on the dark side of the moon

Jul 5, 2018, 10:27 AM by
Galveston Monthly, September 2012
UTMB has begun managing medical operations for the U.S. Antarctic Program. Dr. Scott Parazynski, recently named the Chief Medical Officer and Director of the new Center for Polar Medical Operations at UTMB, said that there are many risks and variables to living in one of the world’s most inhospitable places. “Trying to survive there while working and maintaining your health despite climactic extremes is like trying to survive on the back side of the moon,” said Parazynski, whose professional experience in extreme environments is jaw-dropping.