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May 01, 2020

In Memoriam - Laurence Blackburn

AsMA Staff were saddened to hear of the passing of Laurence H. Blackburn, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., AsMA Associate Fellow, in late April.

May 01, 2020

Igor Borisovich Goncharov Has Died

The Russian and international space medicine community is saddened by the recent loss of Dr. Igor Borisovich Goncharov, a renowned Soviet and Russian scientist-physician and an eminent figure in the international history of space medicine. He passed away in Moscow on April 24, 2020, due to an acute infection 2 days after the same disease claimed the life of his beloved son, a well-known Moscow cardiologist.

April 29, 2020

ICAM 2020 Postponed

ICAM 2020 in Paris, France, has been postponed until September 23–25, 2021.

April 29, 2020

News of Members

Marion Venus, Mag. rer.nat., has had an article about her Ph.D. topic published. 

April 29, 2020

May President's Page

Beginnings and Endings on Interstate 10
Hernando J. "Joe" Ortega, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., FAsMA

March 25, 2020

April President's Page

Aeromedical Transport – A Niche for Aerospace Medicine
Hernando J. “Joe” Ortega, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., FAsMA

November 26, 2019

AsMA Announces Tiered Corporate Membership

In an effort to optimize Corporate Member benefits and participation, the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA) has developed a Tiered Membership structure.

October 16, 2019

Wilkinson Quoted in Stowaway Article

Elizabeth Wilkinson, Chair of the Aerospace Medical Association’s (AsMA’s) Air Transport Medicine Committee and an AsMA Fellow, was quoted in an article about stowaways on airplanes in Air magazine.