Andrew has over 20 years of experience in the field of Hyperbaric Medicine, serving in the United States Air Force as an Aerospace Physiology technician, operating hyper and hypobaric chambers, and assuring the safety of U-2 reconnaissance pilots as they prepare for the stresses of high-altitude missions wearing a full pressure suit. As a civilian he has worked as a front-line hyperbaric staff technician, operating monoplace and multiplace chambers and providing therapy for patients. He has also served as the Technical and Safety Director of multiple hyperbaric programs. He is currently the Technical and Safety Director of the Hyperbaric and Altitude Medicine Program at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He also serves the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) as the Chair of the Hyperbaric Oxygen Safety Committee and serves as a member of the UHMS FDA Liaison Committee.
Throughout his career, Andrew has focused his efforts on providing a safe environment for pilots, patients and inside attendants. He has received several military awards and civilian certifications in the field of hyperbaric medicine. A participant in multiple research projects and innovations, Andrew’s interests lie in education, emergency preparedness, and advancing the practical use of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.