About Susan Purvis
Susan is a Lead Instructor with the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) and Wilderness Medical Associates (WMA). She is a professional member of the American Avalanche Association (AAA), the Explorers Club, and a Wilderness Medical Society member.
Susan’s love for adventure and medicine has taken her to the hottest, coldest, and highest places on earth: Ethiopia, Antarctica, and Nepal. As a wilderness medicine expert and extraordinary speaker, Susan has worked on film sets for National Geographic Channel, truTV, appeared on the science documentary, The Hottest Place on Earth, aired on the BBC and Discovery. She’s been featured or quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Smithsonian, on CNN, television, numerous magazines, and newspaper articles.
Susan’s memoir, GO FIND: My Journey to Find the Lost—And Myself is available at all outlets. www.susanpurvis.com