Space Medicine Division

    NASA Space and Clinical Operations Division



    The Space and Clinical Operations Division mission is to optimize the health, fitness, and well being of flight crews, their dependents and the employees of the Johnson Space Center in Texas, and the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. This is accomplished through the management of many support programs consisting of:
    Chief:
    Terry Taddeo, MD
    (281) 483-7041

    Deputy Chief:
    Bradley Rhodes
    (281) 483-0227

    Contact Information
    Johnson Space Center
    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Mailcode: SD
    2101 NASA Parkway
    Houston, Texas 77058-3696
    • Flight and ambulatory medical care of astronauts and ambulatory medical care of dependents
    • Clinical and diagnostic services
    • Occupational health
    • Epidemiological services
    • Psychological medicine and health research
    • Wellness and rehabilitation programs
    • Crew family support
    • Crew and flight controller medical, environmental and countermeasures training
    • Mission operations medical and engineering support for all Shuttle and ISS mission
    • International health support
    • Human test medical support during: reduced gravity aircraft flights, chamber testing, and Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory astronaut training
    • Participation in multilateral medical boards and panels