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Researchers Identify Model to Predict Successful Wound Healing

Battlefield surgeons and civilian physicians could have a powerful new tool to help patients recover from traumatic injuries, including life-threatening wounds from explosions.
27-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Uniformed Services University and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Launch Collaborative Health Initiative Research Program

Research on the causes, prevention, mitigation and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases, and sleep disorders – all of which affect the readiness of the uniformed services and the health of military families – is the impetus for a new...
27-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

USU Alumnus, Army Doctor Completes Astronaut Training


Army Lt. Col. (Dr.) Andrew “Drew” Morgan has officially joined the ranks of Neil Armstrong, John Glenn, and Buzz Aldrin as one of America’s newest astronauts.
27-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Risk Factors for Army Suicide Attempts in Iraq, Afghanistan Identified

Risk factors for regular Army suicide attempts by enlisted soldiers and officers in Iraq and Afghanistan have been identified, and socio-demographic factors, length of service, deployment history, and the presence and recency of a mental health...
9-Jul-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Recruits Show Lower Immunity Levels to Measles, Mumps, Rubella

The percentage of U.S. Air Force recruits with detectable immunity to measles, mumps and rubella was lower than found in previous nationwide samples and may be low enough for outbreaks to occur, according to a study, "Measles, Mumps, and Rubella...
9-Jul-2015 7:05 AM EDT

Yvonne Maddox to Lead Uniformed Services University Research Program


Charles L. Rice, M.D., president of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, announced the selection of Yvonne T. Maddox, Ph.D., former acting director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the...
26-Jun-2015 7:05 AM EDT

Howard University Dental School Dean Leo Rouse Named to USU Board of Regents


Leo Rouse, D.D.S., F.A.C.D., dean of Howard University’s College of Dentistry, was recently confirmed by the Secretary of Defense as the newest member of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences governing board. Rouse’s...
18-Jun-2015 7:05 AM EDT

Uniformed Services University, Voices of September 11th, CRCVC Partner for Terrorism Bereavement Study

Terrorist attacks were responsible for the deaths of more than 2,977 individuals killed on Sept. 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pa., and 329 individuals (268 of them Canadian citizens) who lost their lives in...
4-Jun-2015 1:00 PM EDT

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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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