A photo of Dr. Luanne Freer crying dated 2003 as shown during her presentation on running the hospital at Mount Everest's Base Camp at the Chattanooga Trade and Convention Center on Thursday has served as a reminder of why she continuously goes back to work in the harsh conditions. The 23-year-old sherpa in the hyperbaric chamber to her left was one of the first seriously sick people saved by the hospital.
Photo by Alex Washburn /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Friday, October 7th, 2011
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It's not easy being high. But it's a little easier with Dr. Luanne Freer, an emergency medicine physician best known for starting Everest ER, the world's highest hospital at Mount Everest Base Camp.