Leader, innovator, speaker and educator in the areas of space exploration, space medicine
Susan Ip-Jewell has been a leader, innovator, speaker and educator in the areas of space exploration, space medicine, “Let’s get S.T.E.A.M.E.D”. edutainment, and Astropreneurship for many years. She has presented at many international space summits and conferences, for example, Aerospace Medical Association, AsMA, Intersteller Starship Congress, 2017 Next Gen Suborbital Research Conference, 2017 New Worlds Conference, and Mars Society Convention 2017, to name a few.
Currently, she is focused on developing Mars Academy USA (MAU), a 21st century academy offering experiential learning and unique simulation programs for NextGen young astronauts, professionals, scientists, and astropreneurs. Her long-term vision is to develop the first commercial astronaut corp where the organization will provide services to the commercial space industries. She is the recipient of many awards, including the Marie Marvinght Award in Technologies and Innovations for Space” by Aerospace Medical Association recognizing pioneering visionaries in space exploration, and the National Space Foundation “Living in Space” Award for pioneering future space innovations and enabling development of Martian settlements. Susan was co-founder of The Clinic, LLC an early pioneer company offering integrated wellness and telemedicine in Los Angeles.www.spacesurgeryinstitute.com