Dr. Donner demonstrates one of the best methods for a quick and effective emergency shelter.
MedWild: Wilderness Medicine, Rescue, Survival
Dr. Howard Donner’s unique medical practice has taken him to the farthest reaches of the globe. He began his career working 8 years as a professional river and mountain guide. Now specializing in high altitude and expedition medicine, he has advised mountaineers, rescuers and aerospace personnel throughout his career.
Howard spent 3 climbing seasons as a rescue doctor for the Denali National Park Service at the 14,000 foot medical/rescue station. He has worked on numerous medical projects in the Himalayas including the first American ascent of Kangchenjunga, two seasons as a staff physician for the Himalayan Rescue Association, and as expedition doctor on the 1998 NOVA Everest expedition.
Howard also served for 5 years as a medical operations consultant for NASA, where he was involved in the design of the Shuttle and International Space Station medical systems. He is a commercial pilot and Certified Flight Instructor.
Directed and Produced by Kyle Allred
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