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Timothy Radke, M.D., MN’13

Past Chapter Chair

TEC Vice President Chapters


Tim is an Interventional Radiologist who also has years of experience in Emergency Medicine and General Surgery.  He obtained his medical training at Georgetown University, Temple University, and the University of Pennsylvania.  He first became involved with the Explorers Club in 2009 when he was trained, by Graham Hawkes, to be one of the first thirteen pilots of the DeepFlight Super Falcon manned marine submersible.  In 2011, he piloted the Super Falcon with Hawkes Ocean Technologies on their DeepFlight Gulf of Aqaba Expedition sanctioned by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan.  In 2016, along with his wife, Judy, and another member of the Explorers Club, he summited Mt. Kilimanjaro.  In 2017, he participated in the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition (Explorers Club flag #160).  Later that year he joined the Roosevelt-Rondon Centennial Expedition in the Pantanal of Brazil (Explorers Club flag #214) as an Expedition Physician.  An underwater photographer and sailor, his passion lies with the oceans. However, he also has proficiency in backpacking, dogsledding, and alpine skiing.


After serving over a year as a member-at-large on the Chapter Executive Committee, he was elected to the position of Chapter Chairman.  He has served in this capacity since 2017.  He serves on the Legacy Society Committee of the Explorers Club, to which he financially contributes.  Also, he is a founding member/financial contributor to the Famous Firsts giving campaign of TEC. Tim was recently appointed Vice-president of Chapters.

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