First annual conference on Surfing Medicine comes to Sagres
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 14 February, 2012 : - - Recently the European Association of Surfing Doctors (EASD) was founded in order to unite doctors with a passion for surfing who will develop and make a contribution to surfing medicine. 20 million surfers world wide are exposed to a variety of health problems related to either surfing, or surfing locations. To remain stoked in surfing, surfers should be aware of potential health hazards and how to prevent/ deal with them.
The EASD is proud to announce its first annual conference on Surfing Medicine which will be held in Sagres, Portugal, 8-10th June 2012. During this conference official support on environmental and public health care issues is received from SurfAid International and Surfrider Foundation who will share their expertise in partner presentations.
Doctors and medical students are invited to attend at this conference which will cover a broad spectrum of topics that will be presented by internationally renowned doctors. Different disciplines, ranging from dermatologists to expedition medics, and from ophtalmologists to emergency physicians will accompany you.
So if you would like to be informed about surfing medicine, please visit our website and facebook page. Doctors and medical students may use the apply button to register for the conference.
Source: Surfing Doctors
Author: Dion van de Schoot, MD
Tags: European Association of Surfing Doctors, Portugal, Health