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Dr. Michael J. Manyak is a physician specializing in urology and expedition medicine. He is an Executive Director and Global Medical Affairs Leader for Avodart for GlaxoSmithKline and the former Chief Medical Officer for Triple Canopy, Inc. Triple Canopy provides integrated security and mission support services to government agencies, private corporations and non-governmental organizations worldwide. He is Professor of Urology, Engineering, Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine at The George Washington University.

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Aug26

MIND-NUMBING EXPERIENCE

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Dealings with Headaches by Michael J. Manyak, MD, FACS, MED 92 The term headache describes a myriad of problems whether they are truly medical or actually situational (like long...

Aug26

EXTREME INSURANCE

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Don’t Leave Home Without It by Michael J. Manyak, MD, MED 92 There has been a tremendous increase in travel for educational, recreational, or adventure purposes including...

Aug26

RESPIRATORY PREPARATION

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Breathing Easier in the Field by Michael J. Manyak, MD, MED 92 A healthy respiratory system is key to safe adventure travel due to the exertion required no matter what the...

Aug26

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?

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Communicating in Remote Places by Michael J. Manyak, M.D., FACS Effective communication is essential on an expedition whether it is between trip members, to your operations base,...

Aug26

THE BUZZ ABOUT BEES

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Dealing with Insect Stings by Michael J. Manyak, MD, MED 92 Most organisms become more active with warm weather.  But along with the beauties of nature come some very necessary...

Aug23

TAKING THE HIGH ROAD

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by Michael J. Manyak, MD, MED ‘92 Every year spring brings with the thaw a spate of activities at higher altitudes and prompts questions about altitude illness. Serious...