Rowena Christiansen

Space Health Topic Coordinator and Lecturer at  the University of Melbourne Medical School & Lecturer in 'Humans in Space' at Swinburne University

Region: Oceania

Fields: Space Medicine, Education



Dr. Rowena Christians, MBBS, BA Hons, LLB, MEmergHealth, MBA, DCH, GradDipEd, GradDipDisasterMed, ACCAM, GradCertSpaceStudies, ISU SHSSP16, FAsMA, Fellow, Ormond College.

Dr. Christians is an Australian doctor whose practice focuses on space health and medicine in extreme and austere environments. She teaches in the University of Melbourne Medical School, has developed a new subject “Human health in the space environment”, and lectures on ‘humans in space’ for Swinburne University. She is a member of the Australian Space Agency Space Medicine and Life Sciences Technical Advisory Group, a founder of the ad astra vita project and the International Humans in Space Summit, and Research Director of Health Law for Jus Ad Astra.