Division of Aerospace Medicine

First Annual EAA AirVenture Stanley R. Mohler, M.D., M.P.H., Aerospace Medicine Lecture Series

Wright Flyer statueThe First Annual EAA AirVenture Stanley R. Mohler, M.D., M.P.H., Aerospace Medicine Lecture Series took place in at the Vette Auditorium, EAA AirVenture Museum, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 30 & 31, 2014. For more information, view the program brochure (PDF) or contact Thomas Jarnot, M.D., at thomas.jarnot@wright.edu or (937) 775-1400.

Program Schedule

July 30, 2014
  • 8:30 a.m.: Spatial Disorientation for Physicians, David G. Schall, M.D., M.P.H., FACPM
  • 9:30 a.m.: Aviation Accidents—A Physician’s Perspective, Dean M. Olson, M.D., M.S., M.S.
  • 10:30 a.m.: Medical Aspects of Post-Crash Survival, Christopher P. Lienesch, M.D.
July 31, 2014
  • 8:30 a.m.: Sleep Apnea, David G. Schall, M.D., M.P.H.
  • 9:30 a.m.: Oxygen and Aerospace Physiology, James C. McEachen, M.D., M.P.H., M.E.
  • 10:30 a.m.: Traumatic Brain Injury and the Flyer, John D. Hastings, M.D.

Speakers

John D. Hastings, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

Christopher P. Lienesch, M.D.
PGY-3 Resident
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

James C. McEachen, M.D., M.P.H., M.E.
Director of Aerospace Medicine Research
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

Dean M. Olson, M.D., M.S., M.S.
Division Chair and Program Director
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

David G. Schall, M.D., M.P.H., FACPM
Regional Flight Surgeon
Federal Aviation Administration Great Lakes Region
Des Plaines, Ill.


Planning Committee

Richard T. Garrison, M.D., M.S., M.S.
Planning Chair
Director of Flight Medicine Clinic
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

Thomas F Jarnot, M.D., M.S.
Director of Curriculum
Associate Program Director
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine


Who Was the Audience?

  • Aviation Medical Examiners
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Nurses
  • Other health care providers
  • Individuals interested in aviation medicine topics

Program Objectives

  • Provide aeromedical populations with education and awareness of spatial disorientation and its impact on flight safety
  • Illustrate the critical role that physicians and health care providers have in interpreting the medical aspects of aviation accident investigations
  • Educate aeromedical populations and increase awareness for increasing the odds of post-crash survival after aircraft accidents and incidents
  • Update aeromedical populations with current recommendations and guidelines for airline travel by medical patients
  • Describe the effects of hypoxia as it pertains to aeromedical populations and illustrate the importance of maintaining awareness in the aviation environment and its impact on flight crew and passengers
  • Recognize implications to pilots and flight crew who have suffered a traumatic brain injury and the evaluation/medical certification processes involved in returning an airman to flying status
Last edited on 03/03/2015.