NASA Launches New Center

Members of Human Health and Performance Center are encouraged to collaborate on approaches to humans working and living in challenging environments.

| October 29, 2010

  • Kayakers may benefit from the research conducted at NASA's Human Health and Performance Center.
    Kayakers may benefit from the research conducted at NASA's Human Health and Performance Center.
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  • NASA's Human Health and Performance Center
    NASA's Human Health and Performance Center
    courtesy NHHPC
  • Rock climbing may be studied at NASA's Human Health and Performance Center.
    Rock climbing may be studied at NASA's Human Health and Performance Center.
    iStockphoto.com/Scott Hailstone
  • Swimming is on the agenda at NASA's Human Health and Performance Center.
    Swimming is on the agenda at NASA's Human Health and Performance Center.
    iStockphoto.com/Edward Bock

  • Kayakers may benefit from the research conducted at NASA's Human Health and Performance Center.
  • NASA's Human Health and Performance Center
  • Rock climbing may be studied at NASA's Human Health and Performance Center.
  • Swimming is on the agenda at NASA's Human Health and Performance Center.

Washington, D.C. — NASA has established a global forum for organizations interested in advancing human health and performance innovations in space and on Earth. NASA's Human Health and Performance Center (NHHPC) will give members an opportunity to collaborate, network and share information.

NHHPC members include NASA centers and partners, industry, academic institutions, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Members will work together to advance human health and performance innovations for spaceflight, commercial aviation and any challenging environment on Earth.

"The NHHPC provides a collaborative forum for many diverse organizations to develop innovative approaches to human health and performance issues in challenging environments," said Jeffrey R. Davis, M.D., director of the NHHPC and director of the Space Life Sciences Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. "The NHHPC offers an opportunity to share knowledge and best practices and to develop projects so that member organizations can collaborate in addressing those issues most important to them."

NHHPC's first event will be a workshop titled "Collaborative Innovation: Strategies and Best Practices," which is scheduled for Jan. 19 in Houston. NHHPC members and guest speakers will address how to use various innovative approaches to achieve member organizations' goals. A WebEx broadcast of keynote speakers will be available.



For more information on the NHHPC's goals and objectives, member organizations, upcoming events and proposed themes, visit the website for NASA's Human Health and Performance Center.

For information on NASA and agency programs, visit the NASA website.





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