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DO makes history as first physician to receive National NASA Public Service Award

By The DO Staff

07.19.22

Dr. Ron Moomaw, DO, FACN, was recently awarded a medal for exceptional performance and vital contributions to the NASA mission as an aerospace psychiatrist. Dr. Moomaw is the first physician in NASA history to receive this award, titled the National NASA Public Service Award. Dr. Moomaw received this award at the NASA Space Agency Awards in April, from Bill Nelson, National NASA Administrator, and Vanessa Wyche, director of the Johnson Space Center (JSC).