Dr Anthony Wagstaff

Patterson Trust Speaker

Born in England and raised in Norway, Anthony graduated as a medical doctor from The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, in 1985, and returned to Norway for his internship. After 5 years as an occupational health physician, which is also his medical speciality, Anthony started work at the Institute of Aviation Medicine in Oslo. He passed the Diploma in Aviation Medicine in London in 1997, and received a PhD degree from the University of Oslo in 2001.

Anthony has a Master of Business Administration from ESCP/EAP European School of Management, Paris, 2005, and is also a graduate of the Norwegian Defence College from 2013. He has been a member since 2001, and from 2015, a Director of the International Academy of Aviation and Space medicine, and an AsMa Fellow since 2013. He is currently the President of The European Society for Aerospace Medicine - ESAM. He has authored or co-authored around 90 original articles, abstracts, proceedings and research reports in Aerospace medicine and related fields.

Anthony's current position is in the Norwegian Armed Forces Medical Services, as Director of the Institute of Aviation Medicine. He has responsibility for military aviation medicine in Norway including their training and research activities and the Flight Surgeon service, as well as their role as the civilian Aeromedical Centre in Norway according to EASA regulations. In addition, he holds a part-time position as Associate Professor of Occupational medicine at the University of Oslo. 

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