EWM is honoured to welcome Dr Rachel Anderson of EverestER and Antarctic Expedition & Logistics fame to the EWM family as the course director of the 2014 Nepal Mountain Medicine Course…
Rachel is an Emergency Medicine registrar in the UK who has worked in the expedition environment in Nepal and Antarctica.
She has worked for Everest ER for two seasons as a base camp medic as well as at Union Glacier and the South Pole for Antarctic Logistics and Expeditions. She has recently completed the Diploma in Mountain Medicine (DIMM) and was lead lecturer on a wilderness medical expedition to Aconcagua in 2013.
She is a keen mountaineer and spends time in Scotland, the Alps and at high altitude venues such as the Himalaya. She also has an interest in humanitarian work and has the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and has worked in South Africa. Her next planned trip is to work as part of the mountain rescue team on Denali this summer.