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Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Jonathan B. Clark, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor of Neurology

Clinical Service Area


Board Certification

National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
American Board of Preventive Medicine, Aerospace Medicine

Medical School

M.D., Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Md.

Graduate School

M.P.H., University of Alabama, Birmingham, Ala.


Internal Medicine, Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Md.


Neurosurgery, Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Md.
Neurology, Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Md.

Contact Information

Jonathan B. Clark, M.D., M.P.H.
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS NB302
Houston, Texas 77030

Tel: 713-798-8809


Journal Publications (Selected out of 33)

  • Garbino A, Blue RS, Pattarini JM, Law J, Clark JB. Physiological monitoring and analysis of a manned stratospheric balloon test program. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2014;85(2):177-82. [View journal article]
  • Nusbaum DM, Antonsen E, Bockhorst KH, Easley RB, Clark JB, Brady KM, et al. Optic nerve sheath diameter measurement techniques: examination using a novel ex-vivo porcine model. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2014;85(1):50-4. [View journal article]
  • Blue RS, Law J, Norton SC, Garbino A, Pattarini JM, Turney MW, et al. Overview of medical operations for a manned stratospheric balloon flight. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2013;84(3):237-41. [View journal article]
  • Komorowski M, Watkins SD, Lebuffe G, Clark JB. Potential anesthesia protocols for space exploration missions. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2013;84(3):226-33. [View journal article]
  • Murray DH, Pilmanis AA, Blue RS, Pattarini JM, Law J, Bayne CG, et al. Pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment of ebullism. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2013;84(2):89-96. [View journal article]
  • Nusbaum DM, Clark JB, Brady KM, Kibler KK, Sutton JP, Easley RB. Intracranial pressure and optic nerve sheath diameter as cephalic venous pressure increases in swine. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2013;84(9):946-51. [View journal article]
  • Pattarini JM, Blue RS, Aikins LT, Law J, Walshe AD, Garbino A, et al. Flat spin and negative Gz in high-altitude free fall: pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2013;84(9):961-70. [View journal article]
  • Clark JB. Crew survival lessons learned from the Columbia mishap. J Br Interplanet Soc. 2009;62:246-51.
  • Langell J, Jennings R, Clark J, Ward JB, Jr. Pharmacological agents for the prevention and treatment of toxic radiation exposure in spaceflight. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008;79(7):651-60. [View journal article]
  • Moore ST, MacDougall HG, Lesceu X, Speyer JJ, Wuyts F, Clark JB. Head-eye coordination during simulated orbiter landing. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008;79(9):888-98. [View journal article]

Book Chapters and Other Publications (Selected out of 10)

  • Evetts S, Damann V, Clark JB. Overview of bioastronautics. In: Musgrave GE, Larsen A, Sgobba T, editors. Safety design for space systems. Oxford, UK: Elsevier; 2009.
  • Clark JB. Acoustic issues in human spaceflight. In: Barratt MR, Pool SL, editors. Principles of clinical medicine for space flight. 1st ed. New York: Springer-Verlag; 2008.
  • Clark JB. Clinical neurology of spaceflight. In: Barratt MR, Pool SL, editors. Principles of clinical medicine for space flight. 1st ed. New York: Springer-Verlag; 2008.
  • Clark JB. Decompression related disorders II: pressurization systems, depressurization, barotrauma and altitude sickness. In: Barratt MR, Pool SL, editors. Principles of clinical medicine for space flight. 1st ed. New York: Springer-Verlag; 2008.
  • Clark JB. Acoustic issues in human spaceflight. In: Henderson D, Prasher D, Kopke R, Salvi R, Hamernik R, editors. Noise induced hearing loss: basic mechanisms, prevention and control. 1st ed. London: NRN Publications; 2001.
  • Correia MJ, Luke BL, McGrath BJ, Clark JB, Rupert AH. The role of linear acceleration in visual-vestibular interactions and implications in aircraft operations: Human performance implications. Proceedings of the NATO Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD) CP 579, sec K2; 1996. p. 1-5.
  • Steevens CC, Sylvester R, Clark JB. Effects of low frequency water-borne sound on Navy divers: open water trials. Proceedings of the NSMRL Report 95-04; Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory, Groton, CT. Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory, Groton, CT: 1996.
  • Rupert AL, Guedry FE, Clark JB. Medical evaluation of spatial disorientation mishaps. Proceedings of the NATO Advisory Group for Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD) 532; France. France: 1992. p. 571-5.
  • Clark JB. The neurologic evaluation of decompression sickness. In: Pilmanis AA, editor. Proceedings of the 1990 Hypobaric Decompression Sickness Workshop; USAF Armstrong Laboratory. USAF Armstrong Laboratory: 1991.
  • Francis TJR, Dutka AJ, Clark JB. An evaluation in the treatment of acute experimental spinal decompression sickness. In: Bove AA, Bachrach AJ, Greenbaum LJ, Jr, editors. Proceedings of the IXth International Symposium on Underwater and Hyperbaric Physiology; Bethesda, Maryland. Bethesda, Maryland: Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society; 1987. p. 999-1013.

Poster and Platform Presentations (Selected out of 15)

  • Clark JB. Assessment of neurologic function following short duration spaceflight utilizing a standardized rating scale. J Vestib Res. 2001;11:321-2.
  • Richards JT, Clark JB, Oman CM, Marshburn TH. Neurovestibular effects of long-duration spaceflight: a summary of Mir phase 1 experiences. J Vestib Res. 2001;11:322.
  • Clark JB, Hopkins III EW. Neuro-otologic evaluation of spatial disorientation and vestibular dysfunction in naval aviation personnel. Aviat Space Environ Med. 1997;67:A47.
  • Lawson BD, Mead AM, Clark JB. Case report II. Severe and prolonged drowsiness, fatigue, and mood changes in the aviator referred for air sickness. Aviat Space Environ Med. 1997;67:A35.
  • Sausen KP, Chimiak JM, Bower EA, Stiney ME, Clark JB. Cardiovascular responses to a mixed-gas breathing paradigm for hypoxia induction. Aviat Space Environ Med. 1997;67:A7.
  • Clark JB, Ferreira EA, McGrath BJ. Spatial orientation mobile field laboratory assessment of U.S. Navy divers exposed to underwater sound. Aviat Space Environ Med. 1996;67:A9.
  • Clark JB, Russell KL, Knafelc ME, Steevens CC. Assessment of vestibular function of divers exposed to high intensity low frequency underwater sound. Undersea Hyperb Med. 1996;23 Suppl:S33.
  • Clark JB, Schuyler CL. Implementation of a marine aircraft wing sustained operations plan during combat (Operation Desert Storm). Aviat Space Environ Med. 1996;67:A26.
  • Ferreira EA, McGrath BJ, Clark JB. Assessment of eye movements during high intensity underwater (U/W) sound exposures in U.S. Navy divers. Aviat Space Environ Med. 1996;67:A32.
  • Gallagher KL, Hopkins EW, Clark JB, Hawley TA. U.S. Navy experience with type II decompression sickness and the association with patent foramen ovale. Aviat Space Environ Med. 1996;67:712.

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