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Dan Schlager, MD, FACEP, is a clinical professor of emergency medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, where he completed his residency training and served as chief resident after graduating with his medical degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC.

An entrepreneur, he is founder, CEO and president of Zoltar Technology Inc., and sold Zoltar’s GPS-wireless technology intellectual property to Apple, Google and Blackberry. He holds over 25 U.S. and international patents and is now working on lightning protection garments utilizing metallic fibers and nanotechnology to deflect current away from critical parts of the body.

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Dan Schlager, MD, FACEP
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