Last updated: March 9, 2017 at 16:03 pm
French physiologist, zoologist and politician; research pioneer on decompression sickness; author of La pression barométrique (1878); he is the first to describes oxygen toxicity, which is referred to as the “Paul Bert effect;” a.k.a. the “Father of Aviation Medicine.”
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.