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Dr. Charles H. Mathers, M.D., M.P.H., Kinesiology Alumnus  

Dr MathersDr. Charles Mathers, M.D., M.P.H. received his B.A. in Kinesiology from Rice University in 2002. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch and graduated with honors in 2007. He completed residency training in Aerospace Medicine and Internal Medicine at UTMB in 2012.. Dr. Mathers served as chief resident for the Internal Medicine Residency Program from 2010-2011. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Preventive Medicine, specializing in Aerospace Medicine. He currently serves as Associate Program Director for the Aerospace Medicine Residency Program and Medical Director for the Aerospace Medicine Center at UTMB.

Dr. Mathers' work experience includes support for the NASA Space & Life Sciences Directorate as a public outreach coordinator and as Senior Associate Consultant for the Division of Preventive, Occupational, and Aerospace Medicine at Mayo Clinic. He is a co-author of FAA Center of Excellence Task 183: Flight Crew Medical Standards and Spaceflight Participant Medical Acceptance Guidelines for Commercial Space Flight. Dr. Mathers is an Associate Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association and was recognized in 2012 with the Society of United States Air Force Flight Surgeons Julian E. Ward Memorial Award for outstanding achievement during residency training in aerospace medicine.

Congrats to Dr. Mathers!