2017: Dingle Team (Southampton), Dr Denny Levett (1999-2017)

Denny Levett
Dr Denny Levett

Denny is a consultant in Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine at Southampton University Hospital NHS Foundation trust and an Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Southampton.

Denny has extensive clinical and research experience in cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET). She is president of the newly established Perioperative Exercise Testing and Training Society (POETTS) and she established and has chaired the National Perioperative Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing course in the UK biannually since 2009. She leads the clinical CPET service at University Hospital Southampton and is part of the Fit 4 Surgery research group, investigating exercise as a method of prehabilitation before major surgery in clinical trials.

Denny was the Association of Anaesthetists Research Fellow and her PhD thesis involved evaluating exercise capacity at up to 8000m on Mount Everest as a member of the climbing team on the Caudwell Xtreme Everest Expedition. She was the Deputy Research Leader for this altitude field study of hypoxia adaptation and the follow up expedition Xtreme Everest 2, investigating exercise efficiency in Sherpas (www.xtreme-everest.co.uk)

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Caudwell Xtreme Everest

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