Past Events

Aerospace Medicine Grand Rounds

Aerospace Medicine Grand Rounds

8:00 AM CST

August 13, 2019


“Maritime Medical Support: Lessons Learned from the Orion Crew Module Uprighting System Offshore Testing”


Moriah S. Thompson, MD, MPH

Former Resident, UTMB Aerospace Medicine


Broadcast Live from Universities Space Research Association (USRA)

3600 Bay Area Blvd., (at Middlebrook Drive) in Houston, TX

Simulcast to UTMB in the Televideo Conferencing Room, 5.521 Levin Hall



  1. Describe lessons learned from past spaceflight programs to improve safety for future maritime medical operations
  2. Identify the difficulties in providing medical support in a maritime environment
  3. Describe the lessons learned from medical support of the Orion Crew Module Uprighting System (CMUS) offshore testing



Supported By:  UTMB Aerospace Medicine Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch and USRA Division of Space Life Sciences

Disclosure Statement: (Speaker): Moriah S. Thompson, MD, MPH has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Accreditation:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Educational Method:  Lecture                          Target Audience:  Physicians, Students and Scientists

Event Information

Event: Aerospace Medicine Grand Rounds
Date & Time: , 2019 - -
Location: USRA - 3600 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, Texas 77058
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