Dr. Harry Whelan is a foremost authority on the healing properties of light who was inducted into the NASA Space Technology Hall of Fame for his research.
Harry T. Whelan, MD, is Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics and Director of the Hyperbaric Medicine Unit at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is also affiliated with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
In his clinical research that has spanned two decades, Dr. Whelan has found that near-infrared light can be used to treat a wide range of ailments, including Parkinson’s Disease, brain tumors, skin ulcers, strokes, and diabetic macular edema – the leading cause of blindness in the United States.
Organizations that have been funding Dr. Whelan’s research include the NIH (National Institutes of Health) and DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).
Dr. Whelan holds the rank of Captain and serves as the Senior Undersea Medical Officer for the Navy’s research and rescue team known as the Deep Submergence Unit. His research of health disorders, hyperbaric studies, and the therapeutic nature of LEDs has been documented in over 80 publications.