AsMA News

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

March 25, 2015

Davis Scholarship Winners Announced

The Jeffrey R. Davis Endowed Scholarship is awarded to three students.

March 25, 2015

AMSRO Scholarship Winner Announced

Andrew Winnard, M.Sc, B.Sc, B.Sc, MCSP, received the 2015 AMSRO Scholarship.

March 25, 2015

AsMA Slate of Officers Announced

At the direction of the AsMA President, Dr. Philip J. Scarpa, Jr., the 2015 AsMA Slate of Officers is being made available to AsMA members to review in advance of the AsMA Annual Business Meeting.

March 25, 2015

April 2015 Presidents Page

Two Stories of Making a Difference in Aerospace Medicine with AsMA
Philip J. Scarpa, Jr., M.D., M.S.

March 20, 2015

AsMA President Attends AIMAS Meeting in Italy

AsMA's President, Philip J. Scarpa, Jr., M.D., M.S., was the keynote speaker at an AIMAS conference in March.

March 19, 2015

Aerospace History: Leonov First Person to Walk in Space

Yesterday, March 18, was a special day in the history of space exploration. It was the day, 50 years ago, that Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov became the first person to walk in space.

March 17, 2015

New Award of IAASM

In October 2013, the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine (IAASM) established the Charles A. Berry Award.

February 25, 2015

March Presidents Page

Philip J. Scarpa , Jr ., M.D., M.S.

February 13, 2015

Vermeiren Attends European CMO Meeting

One of AsMA's Vice Presidents recently attended a meeting in Italy for European Chief Medical Officers.

February 09, 2015

Associate Fellows Elected

The following members of AsMA have achieved Associate Fellowship status and were approved by the Executive Committee:

February 09, 2015

FSF Call for Nominations

FSF Business Aviation Meritorious Service Award (BAMA)

February 09, 2015

AsPS Smith Ames Lecture

The Aerospace Physiology Society is proud to announce our Smith W. Ames Lecture guest speaker for our 50th anniversary meeting: Dr. William Albery, Ph.D. Bill will provide a talk on the career of our annual luncheon speaker’s namesake, Smith W. Ames.

February 09, 2015

In Memoriam - William Augerson

AsMA recently learned that William S. Augerson, M.D., an Emeritus Member and Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association, died in early January.

February 09, 2015

George Schafer Has Died

AsMA was saddened to learn of the death of Lt. Gen. (Dr.) George E. Schafer, USAF (Ret.), in January. Schafer was a Past President of AsMA, serving from 1974–1975. The Society of U.S. Air Force Flight Surgeons named their lifetime achievement award for career contributions to aerospace medicine in his honor.

January 27, 2015

Proposed Changes to the AsMA Bylaws

In accordance with Article XII of the Bylaws of the Aerospace Medical Association, the following proposed changes to the bylaws are printed herein.

July 24, 2014

Abridged Minutes of the AsMA Business Meeting

Abridged Minutes of the Aerospace Medical Association 85th Business Meeting.  (Complete Minutes are available on the AsMA website in the Members Only section.)  Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego, CA.  For photos from the meeting and around San Diego, please visit the Photo Gallery.