A day in the life of: Project Officer, Operational Space Medicine


CREATE-BEST and the MDII are pleased to invite you to the upcoming session of a series of seminars/webinars on the workday of a healthcare / public health professional. During each of these sessions, we invite a guest from the healthcare / public health sector and conduct a live interview with them. We will ask about their position in the organization, their daily activities, and their job requirements. The session will also allow for an open discussion with our guest for you to ask any questions about their workday!

About the speaker

This session’s guest is Annie Martin, Project Officer, Operational Space Medicine at the Canadian Space Agency

Dr. Annie Martin holds a bachelor and a master degree in kinesiology from the Université du Québec à Montréal. She also holds a master and a PhD degree in industrial engineering from Polytechnique Montréal; her work focused on the management of innovation in the space sector. Annie has been working at the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) with the Operational Space Medicine group for the past 10 years. She is the lead for CSA’s innovation activities related to developing solutions that will ensure medical care of astronauts on deep-space exploration missions to the Moon and Mars. The projects involve collaboration with Canadian companies, academic researchers and government organizations. Annie also regularly collaborates with partners such as NASA and the European Space Agency.

When: May 8, 2019 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm (Live stream also available)

Where: University of Ottawa, Vanier building,

136 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private

Room VNR-1050