Carol E. Ash, D.O., Sleep and Pulmonary Medicine
SLEEP AND PULMONARY MEDICINE
Why LHJ loves her: We love how she has brought her medical knowledge to NASA and the aviation industry. Her enthusiasm for communicating with a wide audience is contagious.
Medical degree: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, New Jersey, 1989.
Postdoctoral training: Rotating internship, Kennedy Memorial Hospital Affiliate, UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine; residency in internal medicine, Kennedy Memorial Hospital Affiliate; fellowship in pulmonary medicine, Kennedy Memorial Hospital Affiliate; fellowship in critical care medicine, Kennedy Memorial Hospital Affiliate.
Bio: Dr. Ash is a board-certified general internist and a fellowship-trained pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine specialist with more than 15 years of experience in clinical medicine. She's currently in practice at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, recognized as one of the top 50 US hospitals, and Saint Peter's University Hospital, a major teaching institute of Drexel University. Dr. Ash has been a featured speaker at a NASA-sponsored convention about countering fatigue in aviation and has presented a similar program before the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), and has lectured for various corporate aviation audiences including engagements at International Operators Convention (IOC) and Corporate Aviation Safety Stand-down (CASS). She has been featured as an expert in many publications and interviewed on television and radio, including the Today Show, Good Morning America, MSNBC, Fox's nationally syndicated The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, CBS's Early Show, WNBC-TV's News 4 You, WCBS News Radio 880, the international radio show Voice of America, ABC's Nightline with Cynthia McFadden, and The Dr. Oz Show with Dr. Mehmet Oz. She is married to a corporate airline pilot and is the mother of a 14-year-old son.