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Vermeiren Honored by King of Belgium

August 27, 2019

Vermeiren Honored by King of Belgium

Dr. Roland Vermeiren, Past President of the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA), has been awarded the rank of Officer in the Order of King Leopold II by his Majesty King Filip of Belgium.

The honor was bestowed for Dr. Vermeiren’s many years of contributions to international aerospace medicine. The Order of King Leopold II is given for meritorious service to the sovereign of Belgium and is third in the rank of civilian awards within Belgium. It is a rare award for civil servants of a European Agency. Dr. Vermeiren is a Fellow of AsMA and is currently serving as Chair of the EUROCONTROL Medical Board and Head of Medical Services, Principal Medical Advisor, European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, Brussels, Belgium. His complete biography can be found in the August 2017 newsletter (http://www.asma.org/asma/media/AsMA/pdf-journal/pdf-news-2017/aug2017-news-final.pdf).