Dr Kevin Fong

Dr Kevin Fong


  • Associate Director, Centre for Altitude Space and Extreme Environment medicine
  • Honorary Chair in Public Engagement for Science and Medicine, University College London
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Physiology, University College London
  • Consultant Anaesthetist, University College London Hospital
  • Pre-hospital Physician, Kent Surrey Sussex Helicopter Emergency Medical Service


Kevin is the clinical lead for space medicine at CASE. He has worked with NASA’s Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Officer (HACO) at Johnson Space Center in Houston, during which time he investigated the effects of long duration space flight on the human body and took part in their Artificial Gravity Pilot Study.

He was one of the Wellcome Trust’s inaugural Public Engagement Fellows and during this fellowship he developed skills as a BBC broadcaster, journalist and author and published his first book “Extremes: Life, Death and the Limits of the Human Body.”