Eric W. Olins, DO, MPH

Joining the AMAS staff June 2023 with 30 years of experience as a U.S. Army physician, over 27 years as a flight surgeon and 22 years as an Aerospace Medicine specialist. Dr. Olins is a graduate of the University of California at Riverside, California State University at San Bernardino, and Western University Health Sciences’ College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He is board certified in both Aerospace Medicine and Occupational Medicine and received his Master of Public Health at the University of Utah. During his 30 year career in the U.S. Army he served as a battalion flight surgeon, Regional Medical Command flight surgeon, hospital Deputy Commander for Clinical Services, Clinic Commander, Dean, Assistant Dean, and Chief of the Education Branch at the School of Army Aviation Medicine, teaching staff for the Army’s Aerospace Medicine and Occupational Medicine residencies, Safety Center Surgeon, and as the Director, U.S. Army Aeromedical Activity with responsibility for the Army’s aeromedical standards, policies, waiver process and aircrew medical certification program. He accumulated over 1900 hours of flight experience in various Army and Air Force aircraft and has flown more than 250 combat hours.