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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

UTexas-Galveston Faculty Honored by Aerospace Medicine Association

Dr. Rebecca Blue, aerospace medicine faculty member, and Dr. James Vanderploeg, director of clinical preventive medicine division, of the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) Graduate Program in Public Health recently received major honors at the 2014 meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association. Dr. Blue received the Julian E. Ward Memorial Award which is given annually for superior performance and/or outstanding achievement in the art and science of aerospace medicine during residency training. Dr. Vanderploeg received the Louis H. Bauer Founders Award which is given annually to an individual making significant contributions in aerospace medicine.