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Director, Injury Monitoring and Prevention


Divers Alert Network, Durham, NC, USA


The worldí»s most recognized and respected dive safety organization, Divers Alert Network (DAN) has remained committed to the safety and well-being of divers for more than 35 years. The organizationí»s research, medical services and global-response initiatives create an extensive network that supports divers with vital services such as injury prevention, safety and educational programs and lifesaving evacuations. Every year, hundreds of thousands of divers around the world look to DAN as their dive safety organization. Join the DAN community or learn more at DAN.org.

The DAN Director for Injury Monitoring and Prevention will be responsible for monitoring the incidence and trends of diving injuries, study causes of injuries, develop, evaluate and implement preventive interventions and advise industry leaders regarding the prevention of diving injuries. Responsibilities include directing daily activities regarding incidence, injuries and fatalities data collection, and to explore additional sources of data. The position will require support of DAN initiatives, publish scientific papers, write articles for lay publications, lecture at scientific and professional conferences, dive shows and other public events for divers and related professionals.



Monitor diving accident data collection

Conduct epidemiological analysis of diving injuries

Assist with epidemiological analysis of insurance loss data

Identify most common causes of diving injuries

Conduct data analysis and write chapters for Diving Report

Design and develop epidemiological studies and preventive interventions

Provide plan and documentation for project implementation

Monitor project progress and compile annual reports and publish scientific papers

Participate in companywide initiatives and public educational efforts



Doctoral degree, MD, in population health, epidemiology with the appropriate research background in safety of diving, diving physiology and diving injuries

Advanced diving experience



Project management

Research design and implementation

Epidemiological and statistical methods

Scientific writing

Writing for lay publications

Public speaking


Submit resume to: jobs@dan.org