Fatigue specialist Dr. Mark Rosekind, has joined the US National Transportation Safety Board as a member. Dr Rosekind is an internationally recognized fatigue expert who has conducted research and implemented programs in diverse settings, including all modes of transportation, healthcare, law enforcement, elite athlete and military groups.
Also new to the NTSB is flight safety expert Dr. Earl Weener, a licensed pilot who has dedicated his entire career to the field of aviation safety. He most recently has been a consultant and fellow for the Flight Safety Foundation, where he worked to reduce accidents through coordinated industry programs.
The appoints were a announced shortly before the NTSB presented its annual report to the US Congress.