Speaker

Mitchell A. Garber, MD, MPH, MSME
Senior Managing Consultant

Engineering Systems, Inc.

“Any Doctor’s Appointment You Walk Away From…”
Coverage Consideration of Aeromedical Issues

Dr. Garber is a Senior Managing Consultant at Engineering Systems Inc. (ESI). He holds a B.A Degree in Psychology and Sociology from Duke University, a Medical Degree from Emory University, a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Harvard University, and a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).

A former U.S. Air Force flight surgeon, Dr. Garber is board certified in Aerospace Medicine and has over 20 years of military and civilian experience in transportation accident investigation. He was the first and only full-time Medical Officer for the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, where he participated in more than 1000 investigations spanning all transportation modes. Dr. Garber has also testified before Congress regarding medical issues in transportation accidents.

Dr. Garber has investigated a wide range of medical and human factors issues in transportation and non-transportation arenas, including physical standards, fatigue, perception, medication use, visual impairment, obstructive sleep apnea, substance dependence, injury analysis, egress and evacuation concerns, ergonomics, and the effects of pre-existing disease on performance. He has conducted investigations into aviation-specific concerns including hypoxia, spatial disorientation, and visual and vestibular illusions. Dr. Garber has specific expertise evaluating subtle cognitive impairment and the role it plays in complex accidents. He has held a private pilot certificate since 1996.

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