AsMA News

On this page, you can find news about AsMA, its Members, the Annual Meeting, and AsMA's Constituent and Affiliate Groups.

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May 25, 2018

June President's Page

The Need for Global Connection and Collaboration
Roland Vermeiren , M.D., FAsMA

May 23, 2018

2018-2019 Consituent Presidents

Constituent Presidents for the coming year were inducted during the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. Their biographies are linked below.

May 23, 2018

Monberg Continues as IAMFSP President

Robert Monberg, M.D., FAsMA, CAsP, continues his 2-year term as president of the International Association of Military Flight Surgeon Pilots (IAMFSP).

May 23, 2018

New SoUSAFFS President is 'Sparky' Matthews

Col. Walter M. “Sparky” Matthews, USAF, MC, is the incoming President of the Society of USAF Flight Surgeons (SoUSAFFS).

May 23, 2018

Mathers Takes Reins as ASAMS President

Charles H. Mathers, M.D., M.P.H., is the incoming president of the American Society of Aerospace Medicine Specialists (ASAMS).

May 23, 2018

ANAHPS Incoming President is Florom-Smith

Aubrey Florom-Smith, Ph.D., R.N., is the incoming President of the Aerospace Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Society (ANAHPS).

May 23, 2018

Carpenter Is Incoming SUSNFS President

CDR Robert J. Carpenter, MC(FS) USN, has been installed as the President of the Society of U.S. Naval Flight Surgeons (SUSNFS) for 2018-2019.

May 23, 2018

Shah to Lead Society of NASA Flight Surgeons

Ronak Shah, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., is the incoming 2018-2019 president of the Society of NASA Flight Surgeons.

May 23, 2018

Holland Installed as LSBEB President

Dwight A. Holland, M.D., Ph.D., is beginning a 1-year term as the President of the Life Sciences and Engineering Branch (LSBEB).

May 23, 2018

Dervay Leads Space Medicine Association

Joseph P. Dervay, M.D., M.P.H., M.M.S., FACEP, is the incoming president of the Space Medicine Association (SMA). He has previously served as a “Member-at-Large” and Vice President. 

May 23, 2018

Hudson to Head AMDA

Martin F. Hudson, MBBS, MRCP(UK), FRCP Edin., is the incoming president of the Airline Medical Directors Association (AMDA) for 2018-2019.

May 23, 2018

AsPS Incoming President is Tom Massa

The 2018-2019 President of the Aerospace Physiology Society (AsPS) is Thomas V. Massa.

May 23, 2018

Sobel Is New AsHFA President

Annette L. Sobel, M.D., M.S., is the new president of the Aerospace Human Factors Association (AsHFA).

May 18, 2018

App Developed by AsMA Member Helps Improve Physician Performance

AirRx, an app that assists physicians volunteering in-flight assistance to sick passengers, has been shown to improve physician performance in a study at The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Conference in May.