Important Notice to UHMS Members: Email Spearfishing Scheme

Dear UHMS Members:

We are informing you that the UHMS was the victim of an email “spearfishing” scheme where documents were disclosed to an unknown party consisting of the names and emails of our membership. This unfortunate event has been reported to Federal authorities and they along with the UHMS board of directors and management believe that we should urge each member to be very cautious if you receive any suspicious emails from anyone claiming they are from the UHMS.

UHMS emails coming to the membership will come from staff using only their (example, and not a personal email like or

Do not respond to any email that comes from a team member of the UHMS that contains a non UHMS email and if you do please, contact the UHMS offices immediately.

Additionally, we will continue to communicate with our membership through electronic means (eBlasts) such as the email, as well as our social media accounts LinkedIn and Facebook and also our UHMS Blog at

Always, if you have questions or are concerned about any email correspondence you receive please call us at

877-533-UHMS. Thank you!


John S. Peters, FACHE

Executive Director, Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society

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