NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, MD is returning to Minnesota to discuss safety in space and applications on Earth at the 15th Annual Preparedness Practicum on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Dr. Lindgren completed his medical training at Hennepin County Medical Center and was a member of NASA’s Expedition 44/45, serving as flight engineer aboard the International Space Station from July-December 2015.
Who: NASA Astronaut Kjell Lindgren, MD
What: Astronaut gives presentation on safety in space and its applications on Earth at 15th Annual Preparedness Practicum
Where: Earle Brown Heritage Center, 6155 Earle Brown Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN
When: Wednesday, February 22; presentation begins at 11 AM
Photography is not allowed during presentation. Photos and interview opportunities with Dr. Lindgren are available immediately following his presentation.
The Annual Preparedness Practicum is presented by the Metro Health & Medical Preparedness Coalition is conducted to enhance and improve the preparedness of Minnesota hospitals and healthcare facilities by providing education from lessons learned to providers and other members of the preparedness team. The educational experience includes review of didactic information relevant to the planning and care practices of all involved in preparedness planning.