Division of Aerospace Medicine

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

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2015

The Second Annual EAA AirVenture Stanley R. Mohler, M.D., M.P.H., Aerospace Medicine Lecture Series will take place in the Vette Auditorium at the EAA AirVenture Museum, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 21, 22 & 23, 2015. For more information, contact Thomas Jarnot, M.D., at thomas.jarnot@wright.edu or (937) 775-1400.

Program Schedule

July 21, 2015
  • 8:30 a.m.: Aeromedical Transportation: Moving the Vulnerable and Supporting Those Who Do, John D. Owen, M.D.
  • 9:30 a.m.: Hypoxia, Gregory A. Pinnell, M.D.
  • 10:30 a.m.: Alcohol, Drugs, SSRIs, and the FAA HIMS Program, Ian Blair Fries, M.D.
July 22, 2015
  • 8:30 a.m.: Crew Resource Management: From the Cockpit to the Clinic, James R. Elliot, M.D., M.P.H.
  • 9:30 a.m.: Aviation Medical Examiner's Roles and Responsibilities for Medical Certification of Airmen with Coronary Artery Disease, Arnold A. Angelici, M.D., M.S.
  • 10:30 a.m.: AME Evaluation of Pilot Mental Health — Process Overview and Forum Discussion, Thomas F. Jarnot, M.D., M.S.
July 23, 2015
  • 8:30 a.m.: Operational, Environmental, and Physiological Safety Considerations in Manned Commercial Space Flights, Melchor J. Antunano, M.D., M.S.
  • 9:30 a.m.: Introduction to Space Medicine for the AME, Kazuhito Shimada, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 10:30 a.m.: A Spatial Disorientation Crash That Changed the World, David G. Schall, M.D., M.P.H.

Speakers

Arnold A. Angelici, M.D., M.S.
Flight Surgeon
Federal Aviation Administration
Southern Region
Atlanta, Ga.

Melchor J. Antunano, M.D., M.S.
Director, Civil Aerospace Medical Institute
Federal Aviation Administration
Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center
Oklahoma City, Okla.

James R. Elliott, M.D., M.P.H.
Lt. Col. USAF (Ret)
Federal Aviation Administration
Deputy Regional Flight Surgeon
Central Region
Kansas City, Mo.

Ian Blair Fries, M.D.
FAA Senior (HIMS) Aviation Medical Examiner
A1A Aviation Medicine, Inc.
Vero Beach, Fla.

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

John D. Owen, M.D.
Brigadier General USAF (Ret)
Mosaic Life Care St. Joseph
Medical Director, Emergency Department
Co-Medical Director, LifeNet Air Medical Transport
FAA Senior Aviation Medical Examiner
St. Joseph, Mo.

Gregory A. Pinnell, M.D.
Col. USAF Reserve, Senior Flight Surgeon
45th Space Wing
FAA Senior Aviation Medical Examiner
Airdocs Aeromedical Support Services
MBS International Airport
Freeland, Mich.

David G. Schall, M.D., M.P.H.
Aerospace Neurotologist
FAA Regional Flight Surgeon
Great Lakes Region
Des Plaines, Ill.

Kazuhito Shimada, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Officer
Flight Research Unit
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)


Registration

The cost for attending is $90 per day. Please register early. Space is limited to 100 people. Registration is open as long as space is available. Fee includes conference materials and continuing medical education credits. No refunds will be given.


Who Should Attend?

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

Continuing Medical Education

Wright State University (WSU) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. WSU designated this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ADA Statement

As an organization accredited for continuing medical education, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act rules and regulations. If any participant is in need of accommodations, written requests should be submitted.


Planning Committee

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

Richard T. Garrison, M.D., M.S., M.S.
Director of Flight Medicine Clinic
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

Donna W. Klink, R.N.
Residency Coordinator
Division of Aerospace Medicine
Department of Community Health
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Dayton, Ohio

2014

The 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


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 05/13/2015.