Jeffrey Sventek

Jeff is the Executive Director of the Aerospace Medical Association. He assumed his Executive Director role in January 2010 following 34 years of service to our nation as a scientist and officer in the US Air Force, retiring as a Colonel.  He holds a BS in Biology (magna cum laude) from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and an MS in Physiology from Rutgers University.  Jeff is board-certified in Aerospace Physiology and is a Fellow of the Aerospace Medical Association.  Jeff is also a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. 

During his Air Force career, Jeff served as an AF Aerospace Physiologist and was selected by the Air Force Surgeon General as the first-ever Lieutenant Colonel to serve as the Chief of AF Aerospace Physiology.  Jeff held a number of command and leadership positions from 1999 until he retired from the Air Force as the Deputy Command Surgeon for the Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH and as 14th Chief of the AF Biomedical Sciences Corps.

As Executive Director of the Aerospace Medical Association, Jeff serves as the Chief Operating Officer of a 2,000 member professional association.  The Aerospace Medical Association is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes. It is the largest, most-representative professional membership organization in the fields of aviation, space, environmental medicine, and human performance.