Mid-West Chapter

Next Meeting Date: September 28-29, 2019
Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center – Aurora Heil Conference Center, 
3031 W Montana St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 52215
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  • About
  • Chapter Officers
  • Hotel/Location Information
  • Meeting Registration
  • Schedule
  • Sponsors Listing 2019
  • Sponsors/Exhibitors Info/Registration


The Mid-West Chapter was re-formed to bring together thoughts and issues throughout the multi-state area regarding clinical application to hyperbaric medicine practice.  To provide up to date educational offerings, as well as new information related to hyperbaric medicine, and develop a closer relationship with Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society.

Chapter Officers

John Kirby, MD
Email: Click here
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Past President: 
Laurie Gesell, MD

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Risa Anderson, NP

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Hotel/Location Information


Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center – Aurora Heil Conference Center, 3031 W Montana St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 52215. 

Attention: Dakota parking structure is closed on the weekends. Attendees must park on the surface lot off of 31st and Montana. This is the entrance/exist to the Heil Conference Center. Parking on street is limited, and only 2 hours are allowed.
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Since the Midwest meeting location is 15 minutes from either the airport hotels and the downtown hotels, we have decided to allow the attendees to select and book their own hotel.  You will be responsible for your own transportation to and from the meeting.   


Milwaukee is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin on Lake Michigan's western shore. It's known for its breweries, many of which offer tours chronicling its role in the beer industry. Overlooking the Menomonee River, the Harley-Davidson Museum displays classic motorcycles, including one of Elvis Presley’s. Nearby is the Milwaukee Public Museum, with its large-scale European Village and a recreation of old Milwaukee.

Meeting Registration


Please click the above link to register or use the WORD or PDF registration forms (links below) and email or fax to us.   
Click here for the WORD version.     Click here for the PDF version.   Thank you.




  •      Daily Rates: Sat: $160 / Sun: $80

  •      Daily Rates: Sat: $240 / Sun: $120

  •      Daily Rates: Sat: $200 / Sun: $100


  • Attendee: Welcome Reception - $0
  • Accompanying Person: Welcome Reception - $40



SATURDAY, September 28 Faculty Name Credit Hours
7:00 7:30 Registration/Coffee/Exhibits    
7:30 8:00 Welcome / Introduction / History of Hyperbaric Medicine Dr. Laurie Gesell 0.5
8:00 9:00 Hyperbaric Oxygen for the Treatment and Prevention of Mandibular
Osteoradionecrosis in the Modern Era of Radiation Therapy
Dr. John Feldmeier 1
9:00 9:45 Limb Salvage - The Next Step in Wound Care Dr. Kyle DuBose 0.75
9:45 10:15 break/exhibits    
10:15 11:15 The Unique and Unusual - Uncommon Hyperbaric Cases Dr. Ben Slade 1
11:15 11:45 Compliance vs. Safety Kip Posey 0.5
11:45 12:15 Atypical Wounds - Diagnosis and Management Valentine Niderman 0.5
12:15 1:15 Sponsored Lunch    
1:15 2:15 The Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Glycemic Control Dr. Enoch Huang 1
2:15 2:45 Larval therapy: from Antiquity to Present Risa Anderson /
Bob Zilke
2:45 3:15 break/exhibits    
3:15 4:15 NSTI / Nec Fasc and HBOT Evidence-Based Medicine Dr. Addison May /
Dr. John Kirby
4:15 5:15 CRAO: An Indication for HBO2 Dr. Chris Logue 1
5:30 6:15 Tour of ASLMC and DESCO Dr. Laurie Gesell + Team 0
6:30 9:30 Social at the Safe House   0
      Credit hours: 7.75
SUNDAY, September 29 Faculty Name Credit Hours
7:00 7:30 Registration/Coffee/Exhibits    
7:30 8:30 The Significance of the RICH-ARTS Randomized Controlled Trial in
the Treatment of Late Radiation-Induced Cystitis
Dr. John Feldmeier 1
8:30 9:00 Diabetic Foot Ulcer and HBO2 - What's The Evidence? Dr. AJ Applewhite 0.5
9:00 9:30 Hardwiring a Culture of Hyperbaric Safety Scott Schlenner 0.5
9:30 10:00 Crush Injury: A Case-Based Application and Review of the Literature Dr. AJ Applewhite 0.5
10:30 10:45 break/exhibits    
10:45 11:45 The International Regulatory Landscape: An Overview Tom Workman 1
11:45 12:15 Optimizing Communication and Collaboration Across a
Multidisciplinary Wound Care Team
Angela Pease 0.5
12:15 13:00 Myth Busters: Why Do we Do That? Dr. Cory DuBose 0.75
13:00 13:30 Closing / Evaluation   0
      Credit hours: 4.75



Accreditation Statement: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statements:
The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing CEU: Licenses Types Approved: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Nurse Specialist; Licensed Practical Nurse; Registered Nurse; Certified Nursing Assistant; Respiratory Care Practitioner Critical Care; Respiratory Care Practitioner Non-Critical Care; Registered Respiratory Therapist; Certified Respiratory Therapist is approved by the Florida Board of Registered Nursing Provider #50-10881. Credit hours approved 12.5.
NBDHMT: This live activity is approved for 12.5 Category A credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 330, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.
Full Disclosure Statement: All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society are expected to disclose to the participants any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner relevant financial relationships will be made at the activity. 
Disclaimer: The information provided at this CME activity is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only.  The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION (MOC): “MOC ABPM: This activity has been approved by the American Board of Preventive Medicine for up to TBA MOC credits. Claiming ABPM MOC credit is appropriate for those who are ABPM diplomates.”




PLATINUM SPONSOR: https://www.stryker.com/us/en/index.html 

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BRONZE SPONSOR: https://organogenesis.com/

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 BRONZE SPONSOR: https://www.healogics.com/

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 BRONZE SPONSOR:  https://biotabhealthcare.com/

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CLICK HERE to register now OR download the PDF version: Download now

The UHMS Mid-west Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting offers an excellent opportunity for your organization to promote its products and services to a very specific target audience and to reinforce your corporate image within the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society members.

The Mid-West Chapter of the UHMS has as its continuing education mission to promote educational activities for physicians and allied health professionals in the local and regional areas based on a needs assessment of the members and on the UHMS Panel of Expert Opinion.  These activities will improve the scientific and practical knowledge in the areas of hyperbaric oxygen treatment and diving medicine.

The Conference Program will feature a number of outstanding local speakers, concurrent sessions.  The Conference attracts researchers and practitioners from all around the world and provides a wonderful opportunity to meet and extend contacts.

As one of our “Event Sponsors" you will not only be an integral part of the meeting's social events, but will also gain significant promotion.  These events provide an excellent opportunity for networking in a relaxed setting.  These sponsorships offer an industry stakeholder excellent value exposure to an audience of industry professionals. 

  • Sponsorship acknowledgment on website and any printed material
  • Signage displayed during the Event
  • An opportunity to display promotional material (supplied by Sponsor) at the Event

** ALL artwork must be supplied by the sponsor and emailed to lisa@uhms.org * 

Sponsor Organization:

• Platinum: $5,000
• Gold: $3,500 
• Bronze: $1,500
• Reception Sponsor: $3,000
• Break Sponsor: $1,000

Exhibit Table: $500.00

- 6 ft. draped table/2 chairs
- 1 representative
- product or informational flyer in satchel

Satchel Insert: $ 150

- If you cannot exhibit and would like for your informational flyer to be included in satchel. Inserts must be shipped to UHMS 1 month prior to the meeting.

Digital Display your AD: $250

Cannot attend? Why not display your information on a digital display. This display will be featured outside of the meeting room door for all to view. Send you ppt, jpeg or gif to us.