DAN Mission Articles

Be Informed, and Stay Calm

By Sheila Koenig


Nitrox Diving Safety

By Peter Buzzacott, Ph.D., MPH


Emergency Planning: What Makes a Good Plan?

By Francois Burman, Pr. Eng, MSc.


What Did I Do Wrong?

By Rebecca Roddenberry


Diving After DCS

DAN medical information specialists and researchers answer your dive medicine questions.
The Future of Dive Medicine

By Peter Buzzacott, Ph.D., MPH


Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D., and Katrina Hayes-Macaluso


Better Safe Than Sorry

By Sharon Gallmon


Dive Skills for Underwater Photographers

By Stephen Frink


Emergency Planning: Why Do We Need It?

By Francois Burman, Pr. Eng, MSc.


Catastrophic Regulator Failure

By Peter Buzzacott, MPH, Ph.D.


CPR Training Pays Off

By John Hullverson


Dealing with Disaster

By Reilly Fogarty


Who to Call First: DAN or EMS?

DAN medical information specialists and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Measuring the Unknown

By Reilly Fogarty

Virginie Papadopoulou pushes the limits of bubble science.
Assessing and Assisting Florida’s Coral Reef After Hurricane Irma

By Beth Dieveney, Gena Parsons, Tom Moore and Shay Viehman


A Rash in Roatan

By Rosanne “Cookie” DelBiondo


Suspension Training for Swim Fitness

By Abbie Fish


It’s the Little Things

By Craig Passeno


Prepare for Safe Dive Travel

By Frances Smith and Jocelyn Joseph


When Things Go Wrong

By Francois Burman, Pr. Eng, MSc.

Emergency action plans
The Race to Save the Greatest Library on Earth

By Michael Menduno

Explorer and ichthyologist Richard Pyle, Ph.D.
An Unexpected Earplug

By Marty McCafferty


Diving After Bariatric Surgery

DAN medical information specialists and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Diving and Hepatitis C

By Jim Chimiak, M.D.


Introducing Battle Ropes

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D., and Jaime B. Adams, M.S., CSCS


Paralyzed in Grenada

By Deborah Newman


Silence Beneath a White Ceiling

By Jeffrey Bozanic

Testing rebreathers for the U.S. Antarctic Program
Antarctic Bonus Photo Gallery

By Jeffrey Bozanic


Escape from the Bubble Cloud

By Rob Waterfield


Air Hoses: A Closer Look

By Francois Burman, Pr. Eng, MSc.


Recompression Chamber Safety

By Francois Burman, Pr. Eng, MSc.

DAN promotes safe chamber operations with research, education and training.
Extreme Exposure

By Reilly Fogarty

Richard Moon studies the limits of the human body.
Left at Sea

By Peter Buzzacott, MPH, Ph.D.


Inert Gas Washout

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.
Group Fitness at the Pool

By Abbie Fish


Severe DCS in the South Pacific

By June Evans


Saturation Diving

By Sherri Ferguson

A quick and dirty guide
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Diving

By Jim Chimiak, M.D.


An Emergency Ascent Just in Time

By Christina Hepburn


Due Diligence for Parents of Young Divers

By Margo Peyton


Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer

By Francois Burman, Pr. Eng, MSc.


Under Pressure: A Lifetime of Hyperbaric Research

By Reilly Fogarty


A Free-Flowing Failure

By Peter Buzzacott, MPH, Ph.D.


Diving After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.


Weight Training for Better Diving

By Jessica B. Adams, Ph.D., and Jaime B. Adams, M.S.


Pneumonia in Germany

By George Lewbel


Breathing Gases

By Georgia Hausserman

Uses, limitations and hazards
Effects of Aspirin on Diving

By Peter Buzzacott, MPH, Ph.D., and Jim Chimiak, M.D.


Head Injuries and Diving

By Jim Chimiak, M.D.


Flying After Pool Diving

DAN medics and researchers answer your questions about dive medicine.