Human Health and Performance
The UTMB Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health, Aerospace Medicine provides contract support and services to KBR Integrated Science and Engineering Group, the prime contractor for the Human Health and Performance Contract (HHPC) at the National Aeronautics Space Administration Johnson Space Center (NASA). Support is provided in such areas as advanced projects research, medical operations, behavioral health, and medical monitoring of scientific research. UTMB has many years of experience in providing board certified physicians in such specialties as Aerospace, Occupational, and General Preventive Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine among others. UTMB physicians are assigned to the contract, and in collaboration with KBR develop medical requirements and medical operations procedures for the International Space Station and support research at the Johnson Space Center.