BENNETT, Peter B., Ph.D., D.Sc.

USA (1932- )

Last updated: December 21, 2018 at 4:44 am

Pioneer in diving safety; founder and former President and CEO of the Divers Alert Network from 1980 to 2003; founded the Pressure Physiology Group within the Defence and Civil Institute for Environmental Medicine (DCIEM) in Canada; first described high pressure nervous syndrome (HPNS); credited with the invention of trimix breathing gas; co-edited the The Physiology and Medicine of Diving with David Elliott (1969).

DEMA Hall of Fame (Educator, 2002)
NOGI Award (Science, 1980)

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