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

July 25, 2016

August Presidents Page

How Is AsMA Run?
David P. Gradwell, B.Sc., Ph.D., M.B.Ch.B., D.Av.Med., FRCP, FRCP Edin., FRAeS, FAsMA

July 14, 2016

Speed Mentoring and the RAM Bowl

A speed mentoring and networking session was held the morning of Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Harrah's Resort Hotel. The RAM Bowl was held that afternoon.

July 13, 2016

Trumbo 5K Run-Walk Winners

The Trumbo 5K Run was held the morning of Monday, April 25, on the Atlantic City, NJ, Boardwalk.

July 13, 2016

Navy Experimental Psychology Society 2016 Awards

The U.S. Navy Experimental Psychology Society presented their awards during the Annual Meeting in Atlantic City, NJ,

July 13, 2016

Aerospace Human Factors Association 2016 Awards

The Aerospace Human Factors Association (AsHFA) presented its awards on Monday, April 25, 2016, at their luncheon in Atlantic City, NJ.

July 13, 2016

Hosegood Receives AMDA Kidera Award

Ian Hosegood, MBBS, FRACGP, FRACMA, FACAsM, DAvMed, PGDipOEM, received the George Kidera Award from the Air Line Medical Directors Association during their meeting in April in Atlantic City, NJ.

July 13, 2016

SoUSAFFS Presents Schafer Award to Ortega

The 2016 Society of USAF Flight Surgeons' George E. Schafer Award was presented to Colonel Hernando J. Ortega, Jr., M.D., M.P.H.

July 13, 2016

Space Medicine Association 2016 Awards

Awards were given on Thursday, April 28, 2016, during the Space Medicine Association luncheon.

July 13, 2016

Abridged Minutes of the Aerospace Medical Association 87th Annual Business Meeting

Tuesday, April 26, 2016; Harrah's Resort Hotel, Atlantic City, NJ

July 13, 2016

Honors Night 2016 Awards

Atlantic City, NJ, April 28, 2016

July 13, 2016

Martindale Becomes President-Elect

Valerie E. Martindale, PhD, CAsP, FAsMA, has been elected President-Elect of the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA).

June 28, 2016

July 2016 Presidents Page

Atlantic City and the Annual Scientific Meeting
David P. Gradwell , B.Sc., Ph.D., M.B.Ch.B., D.Av.Med., FRCP, FRCP Edin., FRAeS, FAsMA

June 16, 2016

AsMA Pilot-Physicians Featured in Airman Article

Three AsMA members were featured in an article in Airman online entitled ‘The Man-Machine Interface,” which is about pilot-physicians and their role.

June 06, 2016

New AirRx App Available

A new app for physicians who travel by air is available.

May 27, 2016

Award Winners Announced

The Aerospace Medical Association gave out 19 awards on Honors Night, April 28, 2016, at Harrah's Resort Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. The biographies of the winners are linked to below.

May 27, 2016

Davis Receives the Ward Award

This award is sponsored by the Society of USAF Flight Surgeons.
   Lt. Col. Stephanie Davis, USAF, was the 2016 recipient of the Julian E. Ward Memorial Award.

May 27, 2016

Van Benthem Honored with the Tuttle Award

This award is sponsored by Wyle Laboratories.
   Kathleen D. Van Benthem, B.Sc.(Hons.), M.H.S., Ph.D., received the 2016 Arnold D. Tuttle Award for her role as lead author of “Prospective Memory Failures in Aviation: Effects of Cue Salience, Workload, and Individual Differences” [Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2015; 86(4):366–373].

May 27, 2016

Gibson Receives the Tredici Award

This award is sponsored by the Thomas J. and Margaret D. Tredici Endowed Fund.
   C. Robert Gibson, O.D., was the 2016 recipient of the Thomas J. and Margaret D. Tredici Award.

May 27, 2016

Herbert Is the Recipient of the Tamisiea Award

This award is sponsored by the Civil Aviation Medical Association.
   Kevin Herbert, M.B.Ch.B., D.Av.Med., was the 2016 recipient of the John A. Tamisiea Award for his outstanding leadership and inspiration in all fields of aviation medicine.

May 27, 2016

DeWeese Wins the Stapp Award

This award is sponsored by Environmental Tectonics Corp.
   Richard DeWeese, B.Sc., was the recipient of the 2016 John Paul Stapp Award.

May 27, 2016

Alves Receives the Moseley Award

This award is sponsored by Lockheed Martin Corp.
   Paulo Magalhães Alves, M.D., M.Sc., FAsMA, was the 2016 recipient of the Harry G. Moseley Award for his contributions to flight safety from different operational aviation medicine perspectives, including crew and passenger health, in-flight medical emergencies, crew fatigue management, flight crew immunization, cosmic radiation, bioterrorism, DVT, SARS, and pandemics.

May 27, 2016

Buckland Honored with the Marvingt Award

This award is sponsored by the French Aerospace Medical Association.
   Daniel Buckland, M.D., Ph.D., was the recipient of the 2016 Marie Marvingt Award.

May 27, 2016

Marchiando Is Recipient of the Lyster Award

This award is sponsored by the Army Aviation Medical Association.
   Andrew C. Marchiando, M.D., M.P.H., was the recipient of the 2016 Theodore C. Lyster Award.

May 27, 2016

Saitzyk Wins the Longacre Award

This award is sponsored by the Aerospace Human Factors Association.
   Arlene Saitzyk, Ph.D., was the 2016 recipient of the Raymond F. Longacre Award for her outstanding clinical services, instruction, and leadership.

May 27, 2016

Caldwell Receives the Liljencrantz Award

This award is sponsored by Aerospace Medical, PLC.
   J. Lynn Caldwell, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., was the recipient of the 2016 Eric Liljencrantz Award.

May 27, 2016

Hancock Wins the Leverett Award

This award is sponsored by Environmental Tectonics Corp.
   Peter A. Hancock, D.Sc., Ph.D., was the 2016 recipient of the Sidney D. Leverett, Jr., Environmental Science Award.

May 27, 2016

Foley Honored with the Klinker Award

This award is sponsored by ZOLL Medical Corp.
   Mary F. “Bunny” Foley, B.S., R.N., is the 2016 recipient of the AsMA Mary T. Klinker Award.

May 27, 2016

Vanderploeg Receives the Kerwin Award

This award is sponsored by Wyle.
   James M. Vanderploeg, M.D., M.P.H., was the 2016 recipient of the Joe Kerwin Award.

May 27, 2016

Berry Honored with the Kay Award

This award is sponsored by the Korean Aerospace Medical Association.
   Michael A. Berry, M.D., M.S., FAA Deputy Federal Air Surgeon, is the 2016 recipient of the Won Chuel Kay Award for outstanding contributions to international aerospace medicine.

May 27, 2016

Harvey Is Recipient of Goldenrath Award

This award is sponsored by the Walter and Sylvia Goldenrath Endowed Fund.
   Maj. Jaime R. Harvey, USAF, was the 2016 recipient of the Walter and Sylvia Goldenrath Award for her contributions to the field of Aerospace Physiology.

May 27, 2016

Schall Receives Gillingham Award

This award is sponsored by AMST.
   David G. Schall, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, was the recipient of the 2016 Kent K. Gillingham Award for his expertise in spatial disorientation and vestibular disease.

May 27, 2016

Evans Wins Ernsting Award

This award is sponsored by Environmental Tectonics Corp.
   Anthony Evans, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.B.Ch.B., D.Av.Med., was the 2016 recipient of the John Ernsting Award.

May 27, 2016

Snyder Honored with Boothby-Edwards Award

This award is sponsored by Harvey W. Watt & Company.
   Quay Snyder, M.D., MSPH, President and CEO of the Aviation Medicine Advisory Service (AMAS), was the winner of the 2016 Boothby-Edwards Award.

May 27, 2016

Hastings Receives Bauer Award

This award is sponsored by the Mayo Clinic.
   John D. Hastings, M.D., was the recipient of the 2016 Louis H. Bauer Founders Award for his dedication to aerospace medicine.

May 12, 2016

Belland Fund Announced at Honors Night

During Honors Night, after CAPT Kris Belland had stepped down from being AsMA President, he was surprised with a gift from his wife of an endowed fund she had established in his name.