Kathleen Reed – My Time in Antarctica
Kathleen Reedy was part of a research team, National Science Foundation Grantees, studying human adaptation to cold climate. She has made seven trips to Antarctica, for a total of ten months residency. The research has published in several peer reviewed journals. The work was funded by two NSF Grants.
At Naval Medical Research Institute, with two colleagues, they began the research in human adaptation to cold climate; in Bethesda laboratories, in Alaska in the field with the Navy SEALs, and in Antarctica with two National Science Foundation Grants.
Kathleen has two undergraduate degrees and two Masters Degrees. She has five sons, four physicians and one in law enforcement. She has nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren.