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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August 07, 2019

Baraka Honored at SSDW 2019

Ahmed Shokry Baraka, a student member of the Aerospace Medical Association, attended the Space Station Design Workshop 2019 (SSDW 2019).

August 02, 2019

Flarity Succeeds to ANAHPS Presidency

Kathleen Flarity DNP, Ph.D., CEN, CFRN, FAEN, is the new President of the Aerospace Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Society (ANAHPS). Aubrey Florom-Smith, Ph.D., RN, stepped down for personal reasons.

August 01, 2019

August President's Page

On Prognostics
Hernando J. “Joe” Ortega, Jr., M.D., M.P.H., FAsMA

July 31, 2019

AsPS Luncheon and Awards

The Aerospace Physiology Society held their luncheon on Wednesday, May 8, and handed out awards.

July 31, 2019

Other Constituent Awards

AsHFA, SUSNFS, and AAMA honored members with awards given at their luncheons. 

July 31, 2019

Member News: Other Awards

Three of AsMA's members received awards from the Society of U.S. Army Flight Surgeons.

July 30, 2019

2019 Plenary Lecturers

There were three plenary lectures. 

July 30, 2019

Ladies of AsMA

All but one of the ladies who work out of the Home Office were at the meeting this year. Their photos are below.

July 30, 2019

Scholarship Winners

Five scholarships were presented at this year's Annual Scientific Meeting. 

July 30, 2019

Apollo 11 Panel

A special plenary session to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 was held on May 6.

July 30, 2019

Minutes of the 90th Annual Business Meeting

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, Rio All Suites Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

July 30, 2019

2019 Trumbo 5K Run-Walk

The Richard “Dick” Trumbo 5K Preventive Medicine Run/Walk was held the morning of Monday, May 6, at Sunset Park in Las Vegas, NV. The top finishers are below. Karen Ong, the 2nd women's finisher, is not shown. 

July 30, 2019

RAM Bowl and Speed Mentoring

The 12th Annual RAM Bowl was held the afternoon of Wednesday, May 8. There were two speed mentoring sessions this year, one on the afternoon of Monday, May 6, and the other in the morning of Wednesday, May 8.

July 30, 2019

Space Medicine Association 2019 Awards

The Space Medicine Associaton held its luncheon on Thursday, May 9, where its awards and scholarships were given out.

July 24, 2019

DeJohn Is AsMA President-Elect

Ortega Installed as President 

July 24, 2019

President's Citation, Pin, and Gift

President Vermeiren awarded a President's Citation at Honors Night before stepping down and recieving his Past Presdient's pin and gift.

July 24, 2019

50 Year Pins

Each year, members who have been with AsMA for 50 years recieve pins. When possible, they receive these pins at the Annual Scientific Meeting. 

July 17, 2019

Carpentier Interviewed by BMA

William Carpentier, who participated in the Apollo 11 panel at this past May’s Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas, NV, was interviewed by the British Medical Association (BMA) for their magazine.

June 28, 2019

AsMA Members Helping Prepare for Mars Mission

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has published an article on medical care in space and training first responders.