Dr. Robert Reynolds is a Consulting Research Scientist for Mortality Research & Consulting, Inc., currently serving as the Visiting Data Scientist for the Human Health and Performance Directorate at NASA Johnson Space Center, through the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at the Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Reynolds earned an MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Arizona, and a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He also earned an MS in Statistics from Texas A&M University, and is a Professionally Accredited Statistician® by the American Statistical Association. Dr. Reynolds has published extensively on the mortality of space explorers, including US astronauts, Soviet and Russian cosmonauts, and other international astronauts. He is a self-trained health data scientist interested in how advanced analytics and machine learning can be employed to support decision making for human health and performance in spaceflight.