Kip is Director of Development of International ATMO in San Antonio, Texas. He started his career in hyperbaric medicine in 1980. He is an expert in wound center operations, hyperbaric safety, and transcutaneous oximetry. He is a Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT).
He is a retired Senior Master Sergeant from the United States Air Force. He served on the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) Board of Directors. He is President-Elect of the UHMS Gulf Coast Chapter. He serves on the UHMS Associates Council. He serves on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committee on Hypobaric and Hyperbaric Facilities.
He is a frequent presenter in hyperbaric medicine and hyperbaric safety courses and at professional society meetings. He authored several articles for Pressure newsletter. He has co-authored several other articles and textbook chapters.
Kip has received the following awards:
- Paul C. Baker Award (UHMS)
- Charles W. Shilling Award (UHMS Gulf Coast Chapter)