Luke Apisa, M.D. is the current Fellow of the Division of Wilderness Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Apisa works closely with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium to provide medical care to the Inupiaq people of northern Alaska, where he is leading quality initiatives to improve outcomes in critically ill patients at Maniilaq Medical Center. Current research initiatives include modeling of COVID transmission in rural Alaskan communities and human health effects of permafrost thaw. Beyond the Arctic, his scholarly interests include provision of medical care in austere environments and the study of human physiology at high altitude. 

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