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New Website Launched to Promote Dietary Supplement Safety Awareness for DoD Personnel

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Healthcare providers, commanders, and military service members looking for information on dietary supplements can now find evidence-based answers on a new Department of Defense (DoD) program website.
5-Apr-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

I-PASS Study Group Awarded Prestigious John M. Eisenberg Award

The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum (NQF) announced the 2016 John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety and Quality and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) is among the members of I-PASS Study...
4-Apr-2017 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Jonathan Forsberg, Navy Orthopaedic Oncologist, to Receive the Ellis Island Medal of Honor

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Navy Commander (Dr.) Jonathan A. Forsberg, professor and director of the DOD Osseointegration Program and Musculoskeletal Oncology in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences-Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (USU-WRNMMC)...
4-Apr-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Disrupted Brain Pathway, Altered Stress Hormones Key to TBI Impact Differences in Men, Women

The brains of men and women are wired differently, and when it comes to traumatic brain injuries (TBI), women are more likely to develop subsequent neuropsychiatric disorders, like anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Until now,...
29-Mar-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Katona to Step Down as Pediatrics Chair at ‘America’s Medical School’

Retired Navy Captain (Dr.) Ildy M. Katona will step down as chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) in late May, after more than two decades in the...
21-Mar-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Public Health, Tropical Medicine Expert Named as New Preventive Medicine Department Chair for Hebert School of Medicine

Bethesda, Md -- Navy Captain (Dr.) Mark S. Riddle, an expert in tropical medicine and public health, was selected to lead the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ (USU) F....
20-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Sheds Light on Prognosis of mTBI Symptoms for Returning Soldiers

Nearly 50 percent of recently-deployed Soldiers who sustained a mild traumatic brain injury reported post-concussive symptoms – like headaches, sleep disturbance, and forgetfulness – three months after returning from deployment, according to a...
16-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. David Benedek Named New Psychiatry Department Chair at ‘America’s Medical School’

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Army Colonel (Dr.) David M. Benedek will succeed Dr. Robert J. Ursano, M.D., as chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ (USU) F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine – ‘America’s Medical...
1-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Resources Available to Aid in Recovery From Community Violence

The recent string of violence among families throughout the country have increased the need for community resources to support those touched by the tragedies. Educational resources available from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, or CSTS...
21-Apr-2009 12:10 PM EDT

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