AsMA News

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

August 17, 2017

Webster Publishes Article on NTSB

An article in a series entitled “Inside the NTSB’s General Aviation Investigative Process” is available on the NTSB’s blog. This particular article is on “Addressing Medical Issues” and explores how medical, mechanical, and general safety issues are examined during an investigation.

August 11, 2017

Barratt Quoted in Bloomberg Article

Michael Barratt was profiled in a Bloomberg Businessweek article discussing how robots are replacing the need for doctors in space.

July 31, 2017

August Presidents Page

Valerie Martindale, Ph.D., CasP, FAsMA

July 28, 2017

SOUSAFFS 2017 Awards

The Society of Air Force Flight Surgeons (SOUSAFFS) held their luncheon on Monday, May 1, 2017.

July 28, 2017

USAAMA 2017 Awards

The U.S. Army Aviation Medicine Association (USAAMA) Awards were presented Monday, May 1, 2017, during their luncheon. During the lunch, John Smyrski provided an update on USAAMA, including that they sponsored AsMA’s Theodore C. Lyster Award for the second year in a row.

July 28, 2017

LSBEB 2017 Awards

The Life Sciences and Biomedical Engineering Branch (LSBEB) held its meeting on Monday, May 1, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown.

July 28, 2017

Aerospace Physiology Society Awards 2017

The Aerospace Physiology Society is proud to announce the 2017 winners of the Society’s annual awards for excellence in
operational aerospace physiology, aerospace physiology research, and aerospace physiology leadership.

July 28, 2017

Space Medicine Association Awards

The Space Medicine Association held its luncheon on Thursday, May 4.

July 28, 2017

RAM Bowl and Speed Mentoring

The RAM Bowl was held Wednesday, May 3, in the afternoon in Denver, CO, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. Two speed mentoring sessions were held: Monday, May 1, and Wednesday, May 3.

July 28, 2017

Richard “Dick” Trumbo 5K Preventive Medicine Run/Walk

The Trumbo 5K Run was held the morning of Monday, May 1.

July 28, 2017

Abridged Minutes of the AsMA 88th Annual Business Meeting

Call to Order (Gradwell): A quorum for the meeting was established at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Dr. David Gradwell, President, called the meeting to order.

July 28, 2017

Scholarship Winners

Students who won scholarships received them during the 88th Annual Scientific Meeting.

July 28, 2017

Plenary Lectures

There were three lectures held during the 88th Annual Scientific Meeting: The 63rd Louis H. Bauer Lecture, the 4th Eugen Reinartz Lecture, and the 52nd Armstrong Lecture.

July 27, 2017

50-Year Pins

Sally Nunneley, Ethel Nelson, and John Jurist all earned 50-year pins.

July 27, 2017

President's Pin and Gifts

During Honors Night on Thursday, May 4, 2017, outgoing President David Gradwell stepped down and incoming President Valerie Martindale was installed.

July 27, 2017

Roland Vermeiren is President-Elect of AsMA

Valerie Martindale is installed as President