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Dr. John James – NESC Academy Biography

Dr. John James

Dr. John James earned a Ph.D. in pathology from the Graduate School of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1981 and has been a board-certified toxicologist since 1986. He came to JSC in 1989 and serves as the agency chief toxicologist. As such, he was responsible for air quality in human-rated spacecraft. His research interests included the pulmonary toxicity of lunar dust, the interplay between intracranial pressure and high CO2 levels as they might affect crew health, and methods to discern health effects from exposures to mixtures of compounds.

Last Updated September 20, 2012