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Centre for Offshore and Remote Medicine...MEDICOR

Centre for Offshore and Remote Medicine...MEDICOR

The Centre for Offshore and Remote Medicine (MEDICOR) was established in 1982 and has a mandate to carry out research and development projects related to all health aspects of offshore oil, marine, diving and space industries, as well as other industries involved with remote operations, environmental stresses or hazards.
MEDICOR is part of the Faculty of Medicine of Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, and is an integral part of the university's Ocean Studies Program.

Areas of Expertise

MEDICOR's areas of expertise include:
- remote medicine
- marine medicine
- environmental medicine
- offshore oil industry
- occupational medicine
- diving
- related education and training
- environmental gas analysis

For more information contact:
Dr. Kenneth M. LeDez, Acting Medical Director
Dale Decker, Diving Supervisor
Dr. Walter Snedden, Technical Analyst
MEDICOR, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's NF, Canada A1B 3V6
Telephone: (709) 777-6433 Fax: (709) 777-6506 : 24 hr Emergency...777-6300
e-mail:
ddecker@mun.ca
Last updated
March 2, 2005