MEMBER EVENT: The Cold Hard Facts About Cold Water Immersion

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
  • 7:00 PM
  • Nunavut Research Institute

Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht (Dr. Popsicle) from the University of Manitoba will present to the general public on the subject of hypothermia. Dr. Giesbrecht is known internationally for his work on physiology with victims of cold water immersion.

Dr. Giesbrecht will also be presenting to Inukshuk High School students on the subject of hypothermia earlier in the day. Inukshuk High School does an on the land program during the school year using skidoos or boats. Students need to know how hypothermia can be evaluated and treated.