Richard Scheuring

Richard Anthony Scheuring, D.O., FAsMA is an osteopathic physician and a NASA flight surgeon.[1] Dr. Scheuring holds the rank of lieutenant colonel and was involved in the constellation program at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.[2][3] He graduated from Midwestern University's Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1993 and completed a family medicine residency. After completing his first residency, Dr. Scheuring pursued additional training in aerospace medicine and preventive medicine at Wright State University.[4][5][6]

Richard Anthony Scheuring
EducationEastern Illinois University

Midwestern University

Wright State University
OccupationFlight surgeon
Spouse(s)Michelle Scheuring
ChildrenJoshua Scheuring, Caitlin Scheuring, Emily Scheuring, Anna Scheuring, Collin Scheuring

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  1. ^ Rose Raymond (2014). "Hero Next Door: How a NASA flight surgeon takes care of astronauts". The DO Magazine. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  2. ^ "WSU Aerospace Medicine Faculty" (PDF). The Wright Stuff. Wright State University. 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Richard A. Scheuring, D.O." A Date with Destiny. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 2009. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Dr. Richard A. Scheuring, DO". U.S. News & World Report. 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Division in Aerospace Medicine". Faculty in Aerospace Medicine. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  6. ^ Federal Aviation Administration (2003). "Federal Air Surgeon's Medical Bulletin" (PDF). Aviation Safety Through Aerospace Medicine. United States Department of Transportation. Retrieved 25 September 2014.