Hypoxia Symposia - General Information

Here you will find up-to-date information about the proceedings of past Hypoxia meetings, a brief history of the founding and last 40 years of the International hypoxia Symposia, and a list of the organizers and Advisory Board who work together to make each and every Hypoxia meeting an outstanding experience for all participants. Opportunities for corporate and private sponsorship are also listed below.

Beginnings of the Hypoxia Symposia

Like many new ideas, it is difficult to date exactly the origins of the Hypoxia Symposia: they are the fruit of many persons' work and dreams. The fall of 1973 is as close as we can come for the genesis of the Hypoxia meetings. Himalayan mountaineering was flourishing by then and it had become obvious that many climbers - and casual tourists and even doctors - knew little about many of the hazards of altitude.

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Organizers

   
 

Robert Roach, Ph.D.

Co-Chairman

 
   
 

Peter Hackett, M.D.

Co-Chairman

 

 

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