Dr Gordon Cable is a specialist in aerospace medicine and a Senior Aviation Medical Officer for the Australian Defence Force. He has been a consultant to the Royal Australian Air Force since 1996 and is an aviation medical examiner for Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). He is the current secretary and an honorary member of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ASAM), as well as Chair of the Space Life Sciences Committee, and a past president. He also holds Fellowships with the Australasian College of Aerospace Medicine, the Aerospace Medical Association, the Royal Aeronautical Society and the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine. Additionally, Dr Cable is a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Adelaide, and the author of many scientific publications. His professional interests include altitude physiology of hypoxia and hypobaric decompression illness, hypoxia awareness training of military and civilian aircrew, space medicine, and postgraduate education in aerospace medicine for medical professionals.
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