Dr. Cagle is a popular keynote speaker who, in addition to her work in aerospace medicine, works as an adjunct professor with Stanford University, UTMB, and UC Davis. She holds an M.D. from the University of Washington and earned an honorary Ph.D. from Fordham University in relation to her investigation of ways to optimize neurocognitive resilience for crews during space travel for improved performance and behavioral health. During the course of her career, she has made outstanding contributions to astronaut health and wellness, including working with cohorts to develop international medical standards and procedures for astronauts.
Reasons to Book Dr. Yvonne Cagle
- Audiences are captivated by Dr. Cagle’s in-depth knowledge of health and wellness in space. Her educational and entertaining keynotes offer insight into the world of aerospace medicine.
- Her presentation provides audiences with helpful strategies for maintaining an organizational culture of health and fitness. Her topics enthrall listeners interested in learning more about aviation, corporate wellness, and space expeditions.
- By focusing on her own passion for wellness, she helps people to integrate strategies for teamwork and innovation to create a culture of excellence.
As an entrepreneur, professor at Stanford, and aerospace surgeon, Dr. Yvonne Darlene Cagle has reached the top of her field in cardiovascular medicine. She has worked as an aviation medical examiner for the FAA and taught cardiac life support. Leveraging her medical, space, and technical roles, Dr. Cagle introduces groundbreaking concepts in space wellness, STEAM outreach, and fitness to a myriad of audiences.
Her passion for education is evidenced by her medical degree from the University of Washington and the honorary Ph.D. she received while investigating countermeasures for mitigating challenges to space crew performance and behavioral health during missions.
Beginning her career with a residency in family practice at Ghent Family Medicine in Norfolk, VA, Dr. Cagle has become one of the leading voices for maintaining optimal health and wellness. Consequently, corporations seek her guidance in wellness initiatives and strategies for improving human performance. As a TEDx speaker, consultant for Silicon Valley tech companies, and innovative changemaker, she’s addressed global audiences about the importance of fitness, health, and wellness.
Dr. Cagle is a retired US Air Force Colonel and a recipient of several Air Force recognitions, including an Achievement Medal, Commendation for Exceptional Physician, and the National Defense Service Medal. During her military career, she supported missions providing aeromedical rescue.
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