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NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren, MD, MPH Presents Grand Rounds

Event sponsored by the SMHS Resiliency and Well-Being Center
NASA Astronaut Dr. Kjell Lindgren, MD, MPH
When: 
Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 12:00pm
Where: 
Contacts: 

Anne Banner - abanner@gwu.edu

 

An Astronaut’s Journey: Overcoming Adversity, Exercising Resilience, and Reaching Goals

Join the Resiliency and Well-Being Center and NASA Astronaut Kjell N. Lindgren, MD, MPH for a Conversation about Overcoming Adversity, Exercising Resilience, and Reaching Goals. Learn about Dr. Lindgren's journey to becoming a NASA Astronaut.

Kjell N. Lindgren, MD, MPH, was one of 14 members of the 20th NASA astronaut class and served as deputy crew surgeon for STS-130 and Expedition 24 missions. He flew on Expedition 44/45, where he logged 141 days in space, participated in two spacewalks, and conducted more than a hundred scientific experiments. Lindgren, a board-certified emergency medicine physician, is currently in training to fly the NASA SpaceX Crew-4 mission to the ISS, scheduled to launch in 2022.