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Hosegood to Head IAMA

May 30, 2019

Hosegood to Head IAMA

Ian Hosegood, M.B.B.S., FRACGP, FRACMA, FACAsM, D.Av.Med., PGDipOEM, is the incoming President of the International Airline Medical Associaton (IAMA).

   Dr. Hosegood is the Director of Medical Services with Qantas Airways Limited based in Sydney, Australia. He is an experienced Aviation Medicine Specialist and also has specialist qualifications in Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine and Medical Management. His entry to aviation medicine was through the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) where he held various senior roles including time at the Institute of Aviation Medicine and an exchange posting to the UK where he completed his Diploma in Aviation Medicine at Farnborough. Subsequent roles have included Vice President of Cli-nical Services in Emirates Airlines, Principal Medical Officer at the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority and General Manager Health Services with the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Ian is currently on the IATA Medical Advisory Group (MAG), the AMDA Executive Council, and has previously been on the ICAO Medical Provisions Study Group (MPSG). He is a Board member on the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ASAM) and the Australasian Medical Review Officer Association (AMROA). He is also an AMROA faculty member and holds an academic position with the Bond University Aeromedical Program. Ian has a particular interest in the occupational medicine challenges of the aviation industry including fitness for duty, fatigue risk management (FRMS), alcohol and other drug misuse, aircraft air quality issues, and aircrew occupational exposure to cosmic radiation.