Rouleaux Club - Chris Imray, MBBS, PhD - Academia at Altitude

Professor Chris Imray is a consultant vascular, renal transplant and trauma surgery at the University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust in Coventry, UK. He is also an Honorary Professor at Warwick Medical School, Coventry and Exeter Universities and immediate Past President of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Professor Imray has combined his love of mountaineering with clinical vascular surgery - he is involved in a number of polar medicine societies and is a world expert on the management of frostbite and non-freezing cold injuries. He has conducted research into hypoxia and ischemia at altitude and has published extensively.

His personal accomplishments include a wide range of expeditions across the globe, from the sea cliffs of the Outer Hebrides in Scotland to the volcanoes of Chile and, most notably, to the summit of Everest.

Useful links:

Selected papers about altitude / extreme medicine:

Other useful resources

The Vascular and Endovascular Research Network (VERN) COVER Study (COVID-19 Vascular sERvice Study): https://vascular-research.net/projects/cover-study-covid-19-vascular-service-study/

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