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Richard T. Jennings, M.D., M.S.

Professor, Program Director for Aerospace Medicine Residency Program Preventive Medicine and Community Health

UT Medical Branch at Galveston

The UTMB aerospace medicine program has the privilege of working with some of the most outstanding residents in the country, five of whom became astronauts. My educational philosophy is to provide residents with unique opportunities to learn, train and conduct focused research in operationally challenging aerospace environments with guidance from the best teachers and mentors in the field. While the residents become excellent specialists, I constantly remind them the most important part of their journey is to be a knowledgeable, compassionate and caring physician.