Kevin is a medical doctor with a special interest in space medicine. Highly qualified, he holds degrees in Astrophysics and Medicine from University College London (UCL), a degree in Astronautics and Space Engineering from Cranfield University and has completed space medical training at both Johnson and Kennedy Space Centers.
Currently a practising doctor in the NHS, he works as both an Anaesthesia Consultant at the UCL Hospitals and a flying doctor with the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance.
Prior to this, Kevin worked with NASA’s Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Office, as part of their artificial gravity pilot study team. He helped develop medical procedures for the X-38 Assured Crew Return Vehicle – a spacecraft that was once set to become the world’s first space ambulance.
Driven by his love for space medicine, Kevin founded the Centre for Altitude, Space and Extreme Environment Physiology at UCL in 2000. And has worked with British National Space Centre, the UK Space Agency and ESA to help further UK involvement in human space flight.