Aerospace Physician, Weightless Flight Surgeon and ZeroG Instructor (Novespace), MD, MS, EMBA, MP.
Family doctor (fourteen years experience), my core, Flight Surgeon (rotary wing Aeromedical Evacuations) for UN Peace Keepers support.
Committed one year to leprosy detection in Comores, Indian Ocean.
Masters degree in cognitive science research from the Polytechnic Institute of Bordeaux, specialized in human factors.
ATPL theoretical knowledge Instructor (Human Performance and Limitations, Belgian Flight School, EASA ATO).
Currently working and writing about psychological aspects of ICE missions (Isolated Confined missions in an Extreme environment) and remote medicine challenges.
I’m training to be involved, as soon as possible, in the spaceflight participant training (weightless flight, suborbital and hopefully orbital and beyond!). Certified as a Scientist Astronaut Candidate (suborbital, PoSSUM Project, NASA funded, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University). Hypoxia Altitude Chamber, Aerobatic (G profile), IVA Spacesuit, Science in upper mesosphere, outreach, crew management and operation training. Crew Commander of the first Mars Analog Simulation Missions medical crew (Mars Medic 1 Crew 1114 Mars Academy USA).
Passionate about man, space, exploration, science, STEM, I’m an advocate for the “Space for Anyone” era, and a Mars enthusiast with an open world ideal.
I became a Mars enthusiast in the 90’. I’ve got a deep confidence in the Mars One chance of success in establishing a permanent human settlement on Mars, despite of numerous challenges, psychological one in particular: I tried to explain why in an essay about developmental psychology and pioneer spirit, to be published in a recommended anthology about space exploration (http://www.amazon.fr/Touching-Face-Cosmos-Intersection-Religion/dp/0823272109).
Especially curious and optimistic, with long-term vision, and trying to follow a humanist way of life.
Hobby : learning and training to the full in a collective development perspective #crew #team. Ideal: contribute to open our world, thus solving most of an illusionary closed-world problems. Martial Art (black belt in judo, viet vo dao), Surf, Scuba Diving, music, travel, cinema, Art, composition, conceptual invention, reading, writing, meeting new people and new worlds.