Dr. Dan Lack attended the University of Queensland School of Medicine, Australia, graduating in 2017. He is currently a resident in emergency medicine in Launceston, Tasmania.
While discovering medicine later in life, Dr. Lack has followed his successful career in climate change research (with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Colorado), with climate change and human health policy development around the world, most notably at the United Nations International Maritime Organisation. While living in Colorado he had an extensive volunteer career with the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group in Boulder Colorado, filling roles of field leader, mission leader, training director and chair of the board of directors for the Rocky Mountain Region of the Mountain Rescue Association. He continues to volunteer with RMRG when time and travel allows, and is the medical officer for the Ben Lomond Ski Patrol (Tasmania), a member of the Northern Tasmania search and rescue unit and a volunteer expedition leader/doctor for Inspired Adventures based in Australia.
Dr. Lack’s interests focus on wilderness medicine and mountain rescue education, expedition medicine, and the impacts of climate change on human health.