Robert Satcher, MD, PhD

November Honoree: Robert Satcher, MD, PhD Orthopaedic Oncology Surgeon, Astronaut and Engineer

Robert L. Satcher, Jr., MD, PhD is recognized for his varied career interests and notable successes. Born September 22, 1965 in Hampton, Virginia, he graduated from Denmark-Olar High School in Denmark, South Carolina in 1982; earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in 1986, a PhD in chemical engineering in 1993 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); and an MD from Harvard Medical School in 1994. Satcher served as an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery and adjunct professor in Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University. He was accepted into the astronaut candidate training program by NASA...Read Full Bio

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