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Wilderness Medicine Physician Team



Kevin McGarvey, MD MBA – Kevin McGarvey, MD MBA – Lutheran Medical Center and Good Samaritan Hospital, Emergency Physician - Boulder, Colorado.

EDUCATION
• Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, B.A. , Religious Studies, 1999
• Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, M.D., 2004
• Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Indianapolis, IN, M.B.A., 2004
• University of Arizona, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, Residency in Emergency Medicine, 2004-2007

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
• Emergency Physician Attending, Lutheran Medical Center, Denver, Colorado and Good Samaritan, Louisville, Colorado.
•Co-Founder and Vice President of Business Development - ValveXchange, A
life-time tissue heart valve company
•Senior Resident, University of Arizona, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, 2004 –2007
• Emergency Medicine Procedural Clinical Senior Instructor, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, 2005 –2006
• Emergency Medicine Teaching Resident, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, 2004 –2006
• MD/MBA Physician Leaders Forum Course Developer, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN,
2002 – 2004
• International Medicine Rotation Course Co-Developer, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN,
2002 – 2004

HONORS/AWARDS
• Emergency Residency International Travel Grant
• Emergency Residency Research ScholarQuest Award
• ISMA and GSO Medical Mission Travel Grant
• NIH Student Grant in Academic Medicine
• Indiana University Faculty Award
• IUSOM Mission Support Fund Travel Grant
• LAMP Founder’s Award Scholarship
• Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society



Frank Reiser, MD FACEP – Southern Arizona Rescue Association Medical Director, Border Patrol Search Trauma & Rescue Medical Advisor & AZ-1 DMAT Emergency Physician

EDUCATION
• University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, B.S. , 1993; Microbiology & Immunology
• University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, M.D., 1999
• University of Arizona, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, Residency in Emergency, 2002

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
• Emergency Medicine Physician, Emergency Medical Associates, Tucson, AZ, 4/03 –present
• Medical Advisor, Southern Arizona Rescue Association (SARA), Pima County, AZ, 4/95 –present
• Emergency Medicine Physician, Disaster Medical Assistance Team (AZ-1 DMAT) Tucson, AZ, 12/05 -present
• Medical Advisor, Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR) Tucson, AZ, 5/05 -present
• Emergency Medicine Resident, Belau Medical Center, Koror, Palau 2/01
• Medical Student Researcher, Foldi Klinik, Hinterzarten, Germany 01/97 – 03/97
• Medical Student Researcher, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, Department of Surgery. 01/96 – 06/97

HONORS/AWARDS
• Emergency Medicine Travel Grant, 6/01
• Walton Van Winkle Surgical Research Fund, 5/97
• Lilian Bilyu and John J. Bianchi Scholarship Award, 10/96
• Yuma Friends Research Grant, 10/96
• American Heart Association Fellowship, 4/96
• University of Arizona’s Annual Medical Student Research Forum, 6/96



Drew Watters, MD – Emergency Physician Attending, Unity Physician Group, Bloomington, Indiana

EDUCATION
• Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN, B.A. , Biology, 2000
• Diplôme Graduate, L’Université de Paris, La Sorbonne 1999
• Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, M.D., 2004
• University of Arizona, University Medical Center, Tucson, AZ, Residency in Emergency, 2004 -present

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
• Chief Resident, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2006 –2007
• ATLS Instructor, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2006 –present
• Co-Director, Event Medical Support, Old Pueblo, 24 hour Mountain Bike Race, 2005-present
• Teaching Assistant, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 2001-2003

HONORS/AWARDS
• Chief Resident, University of Arizona, 2006
• Resident Research Award- Best Project, 2006
• Maria Mandell Research Grant Recipient, University of Arizona, 2006
• Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society, Indiana University School of Medicine, 2004
• Anthony Pizzo Scholar, Academic Excellence & Community Involvement, 2001-2003
• Slemenda Scholar, Moi University, Kenya, 2001
• Ron Roberts Scholarship, Empathy in Medicine, 2000-2002
• Eli Lilly Scholar, Academic Excellence, 1996-2000

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Patagonia Adventure Travel Trips
Patagonia Adventure Travel, Chile Rafting & Argentina KayakSafaris Torres del Paine trekking and FitzRoy trekking vacations.

Patagonia Travel
Patagonia travel information, Patagonia Tour Guidebooks and Maps of Patagonia . Info about Chaiten, Puerto Montt, Bariloche and Esquel.

Chile River Rafting on the Futaleufu
Chile river rafting in Chile. Rafting from our weatherproof Futaleufu lodge or our Rio Futaleufu eco camp.
Weather in Patagonia
Information about weather in Patagonia, climate and precipitation patterns.
Sea Kayaking Chile
Sea Kayaking Chile from the Andes to the Ocean on Lago Yelcho. Fjords, hotsprings, extinct volcanos, temperate rainforest.

Whitewater Guide School Thinking about a whitewater guide job on the Futaleufu? Check out our whitewater guide school & swiftwater rescue training courses.

Chile Fly Fishing Lodge
Go fly fishing from our Chile fly fishing lodge. Fly fishing trips on Lago Yelcho and Argentina fly fishing excursions.
EcoTours in Patagonia Chile
Custom ecotours in Chile of the Futaleufu valley that include bird watching and nature treks.

Paddling School
Learn the kayak eskimo roll and receive world class kayak instruction from our paddling school.

University of Futaleufu
Checkout our large group, instructional and corporate team building programs offered every year..
Trekking Torres del Paine Tours in Cerro FitzRoy and Los Glaciares national park and the Futaleufu River.
Trekking Chile at its best!
Travel Agency Commissions
Information on visiting Chile. Travel agency commisions and discounts.

Horseback Riding Vacations
Experience a Horseback riding vacation like no other with with genuine Guachos &Chilean Criollo horses.

Honeymoon Vacation
Our CondorNest Ranchito is the perfect honeymoon vacation spot located beneath the spectacular Tres Monjas towers.
Chile Skiing Chile skiing in the amazing Andes Mountains during the off season summer months. Bariloche & Esquel Outdoor Internship Jobs  
Office internships and employment opportunities in rafting, kayaking and fly fishing & adventure travel offfice.
Canyoning Trips
Chile canyoning and rappelling vacations.
Chile Culture Immersion
Experience genuine Chile Culture Immersion on our adventure travel horseback riding and trekking vacations.
Chile Kayaking
Take a Chile Kayaking vacation in the spectacular Patagonia Andes. Creek Boating whitewater safaris in Chile.
Mountain Biking Vacation
Experience a genuine Patagonia mountain biking vacation from our lodge or eco camp.
Rafting en el Río Futaleufú
con las mejores aguas blancas de clase mundial (5,4,3,). Kayak de mar, mountain biking, cabalgatas, sit-on-top kayaking cayoning, caminatas, pesca con mosca y mucho más aventuras podrás encontrar en el corazón de la patagonia Chilena, y desde el comfort de nuestro nativo y caluroso Hotel. Rafting en lel Río Futaleufú en Español.

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