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Kenneth V. Iserson

Author of Death to Dust: What Happens to Dead Bodies

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Kenneth V. Iserson spends much of his time, when not practicing emergency medicine and teaching, speaking to lay and professional groups to advocate organ and tissue donation and to demystify after-death rites. He also chairs the University Medical Center's Bioethics Committee and consults nationally on bioethics and bioethics committees. He is the author of more than one hundred fifty scientific articles. In his spare time, he is a member and medical director of the Southern Arizona Rescue Association (search & rescue).
A graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (1975), he subsequently trained at the Mayo Clinic and University of Cincinnati. He has been a rural general practitioner, served in the U.S. Air Force, and engaged in the private practice of emergency medicine. After coming to Tucson in 1981, he earned an MBA at the University of Phoenix and did a one-year Senior Fellowship in Bioethics at the University of Chicago.

enneth V. Iserson, M.D., MBA, FACEP, FAAEM, FIFEM, is Professor Emeritus of Emergency Medicine at The University of Arizona, Medical Director (Emeritus) of the Southern Arizona Rescue Association (search & rescue), a Supervisory Physician with Arizona’s Disaster Medical Assistance Team (AZ-1), and a member of the American Red Cross disaster response team.

The author of hundreds of scientific articles on emergency medicine and biomedical ethics, he has also authored numerous books.

Dr. Iserson now limits his medical practice to global and disaster medicine. In the past few years, he has practiced or taught on all seven continents, including 6 months as Lead Physician for the US Antarctic Program. He also runs the www.REEME.arizona.edu Project that freely distributes more than 700 Spanish-language PowerPoint presentations on Emergency Medicine.

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