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Dr. Jim Logan

Dr. Jim Logan has held numerous positions in his eighteen-year career at NASA including Chief of Flight Medicine where he was the personal physician to the astronauts and their families and Chief of Medical Operations. He served as Mission Control Surgeon, Deputy Crew Surgeon or Crew Surgeon for twenty-five space shuttle missions and Project Manager for the Space Station Medical Facility, developing the initial design for a telemedicine-based inflight medical delivery system for long duration missions. After a year at NASA Headquarters as the Medical Liaison Officer for the Life Sciences Division and the Space Station Program Office, he left the space agency to serve as Provost for International Space University, Strasbourg, France. Upon returning to the USA, he consulted for The RAND Corporation and created Logan & Associates, Inc., an independent telemedicine consulting firm. A founding board member of the American Telemedicine Association, Dr. Logan served as a telemedicine resource for a variety of professional organizations including a stint as Telemedicine Clinical Director for the DOD's Pacific Regional Program Office at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu. Dr. Logan returned to NASA's Johnson Space Center in 1999 and is now a senior aerospace medical officer in the Clinical Services Branch of the Space Medicine Division. Board certified in Aerospace Medicine and recipient of NASA's Distinguished Speakers Award, his lecturing activities have taken him around the world. As an expert in space medicine and biomedical issues for long-duration spaceflight, Dr. Logan has been featured on the Public Broadcast System (PBS), CanadaAM, The History Channel and numerous radio talk shows. He is a co-founder of Space Medicine Associates and currently writing a book entitled Frontier and Destiny: Risks, Riches and Renaissance in the Solar System.
Dr. Jim Logan
Space Medicine Associates