Industry News

This is the page for news of our Corporate & Sustaining (C&S) Members. For more information on our various C&S Members, please visit the List of C&S Members for links to their websites.

August 25, 2015

September Corporate News Bites

These are shorter stories about some of AsMA's Corporate & Sustaining Members.

August 25, 2015

United Scholarships Kick Start the School Year

United Airlines continues its investment in the education and development of hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students by awarding more than $1 million in scholarships to its employees and their families through the United Scholarship Fund (USF).

August 25, 2015

SAA's Integrated Report Receives Accolade

South African Airways’ (SAA’s) Integrated Annual Report has received an accolade at the annual integrated reporting awards.

August 25, 2015

Mayo Clinic-Led Study Validates PRO-CTCAE

A multicenter study involving Mayo Clinic researchers has found that the National Cancer Institute’s Patient Reported Outcomes version of the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (PRO-CTCAE), was accurate, reliable, and responsive compared to other, established patient-reported and clinical measures.

August 25, 2015

Gentex Hosts Interactive F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator

Gentex recently hosted a showcase of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II mobile cockpit demonstrator.

August 25, 2015

NIOSH Honored in Digital Health Awards Competition

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) was selected as a winner in the 17th annual Digital Health AwardsSM program this year.

August 25, 2015

Baxter Announces FDA Approval of Cefazolin Premix

Baxter International Inc. and Water Street Healthcare Partners recently announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cefazolin Injection in Galaxy Container (2 g/100 ml), which is Baxter’s flexible container that uses the company’s proprietary aseptic filling manufacturing processes.

August 25, 2015

AFBA's Chairman Receives Soldier-Citizen Award

The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) recently announced that The American College of Financial Services, the nation’s largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services, including Life Insurance, Banking, and Securities, has chosen General Ralph E. “Ed” Eberhart, USAF (Ret.), to receive the 2015 Soldier-Citizen Award.

August 25, 2015

Anthem Epoch Observes National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Anthem Epoch Health, along with Arkansas Urology, will observe National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month with the 11th annual Kickoff to Men’s Health: The Big Screen Event on Thursday, September 10.

August 25, 2015

AOPA Reminds Members of Flight Watch Frequency End Date

AOPA is reminding members that the FAA will discontinue the universal Flight Watch frequency 122.0 MHz for in-flight weather services on Oct. 1.

August 03, 2015

AsMA Gains New Corporate Member

The Indonesian Association of Aerospace Medicine is the newest Corporate & Sustaining Member of the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA).

July 27, 2015

August Corporate News Bites

These are shorter stories about some of AsMA's Corporate & Sustaining Members.

July 27, 2015

Mayo Clinic Uncovers Key Differences in ALS Patients

Researchers on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus have identified key differences between patients with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease) and those with the most common genetic form of ALS, a mutation in the C9orf72 gene.

July 27, 2015

Air Canada's Foundation Raises Money for Children

Air Canada’s Foundation’s annual golf tournament netted over $1,000,000 in support of organizations focused on the health and wellbeing of children in Canada.

July 27, 2015

SAA Official Airline of the Trek4Mandela Expedition

South African Airways (SAA) is proud to have been the official carrier for the Trek4Mandela Expedition, where an intrepid group of mountain climbers trekked up Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds in support of improving the lives of young girls across Africa.

July 27, 2015

ALPA President Testifies Before Congress

In testimony before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Transportation Security in July, Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), underscored the union’s support for the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) as a key element in a multi-layered, risk-based approach to aviation security that also includes advancing the Federal Flight Deck Officer (FFDO) program and secondary cockpit barriers on passenger airliners.