Holiday and Winter Travel Safety Tips Featured
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Dr. Angela Gardner
Winter Holiday Safety
Planes, trains and automobiles, Oh My! Millions of people will travel this upcoming holiday season. Learn about possible health risks such as deep vein thrombosis from sitting too long or risk of infections from re-circulated air on planes or in crowded airports. Dr. Angela Gardner joins Dr. Leigh to discuss what you can do to reduce your risk of getting sick this season.
Dr. Angela Gardner is ACEP’s immediate past president. She has served in numerous leadership capacities with ACEP on a national level and in the Texas chapter of ACEP. Dr. Gardner has served on the ACEP Board of Directors for seven years prior to her election as president in October of 2008, serving for one year. Dr. Gardner also has served in all chapter offices for Texas ACEP, including as president of the chapter in 2003.
Dr. Gardner was chair of National Report Card Task Force in 2006, when ACEP presented the first-ever state-by-state look at the support for emergency medical services across the nation. She is the Board’s liaison to the next Report Card, which will be released in December 2008.
Dr. Gardner earned her medical degree at the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas and completed her residency in emergency medicine at the Texas Tech Regional Academic Health Center in El Paso.
Dr. Leigh Vinocur
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