Lebanon, NH – US Senate Candidate Dr. Jay Buckey responded to the news that Katrina Swett would be withdrawing from Senate race with the following statement: "I will miss Katrina on the campaign trail. She brought great vitality and energy to the campaign."
Jay Buckey, 51, earned a BS in Electrical Engineering and an MD from Cornell University. He flew as a Payload Specialist Astronaut for the Space Shuttle Columbia in April 1998. He also served as a Flight Surgeon in the U.S. Air Force Reserve for eight years. Currently, he’s a professor of medicine at Dartmouth Medical School and an adjunct professor of engineering at Dartmouth’s Thayer School. He and his wife Sarah have three children and live in Hanover, NH. For more information, see Buckey08.com.