Dr Kevin Fong’s fascinating talks include survival, extreme physiology, and his work at NASA and Air Ambulance.
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Dr Kevin Fong is a doctor of medicine (currently with Air Ambulance) with a special interest in human space exploration and extreme environment physiology. He holds degrees in medicine, astrophysics and engineering, and is an honorary senior lecturer in physiology at University College London. He has also completed specialist training in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine, has worked with NASA’s Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Office at Johnson Space Centre in Houston and the Medical Operations Group at Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral. Kevin currently works as a consultant anaesthetist at University College London Hospital, and is the founder and associate director of the Centre for Altitude, Space and Extreme environment medicine.
Kevin has written and presented several television documentaries including 'Horizon: Monitor Me’, ‘How to Avoid Mistakes in Surgery’, ‘Back from the Dead’, ‘How to Mend a Broken Heart’, the 50th Anniversary Special for The Longitude Prize and a Horizon Guide on Senses, and the critically acclaimed ‘Space Shuttle: The Final Mission’ and ‘To Boldly Go’, a two part series about extreme physiology for BBC2. He also presented ‘Extreme A&E’, a four part medical series for Channel 4.