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Thomas Officially Sworn in as Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences President

Richard W. Thomas, MD, DDS, was officially sworn in as the sixth President of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in a small ceremony on the University campus today.
25-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Regulatory System in Ulcer-Causing Bacteria That Controls Formation of Bacterial Communities

Researchers have discovered a regulatory system in the ulcer- and stomach cancer-causing bacteria, Helicobacter pylori, that can control the formation of biofilm – a “fortress-like” cluster of cells that can become resistant to antibiotics...
18-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nursing Students Learn Public Health, Zombie Style

A course at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), in Bethesda, Md., is teaching students global health care delivery in a unique way that’s sure to be a “thriller.”
1-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Invisible Wounds of War’ Now Visible

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Scientists have discovered a unique pattern of scarring in the brains of deceased service members who were exposed to blast injury that differs from those exposed to other types of head injury. This new research was published online June 9 in...
9-Jun-2016 6:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Published in JAMA Psychiatry Examines Suicide Attempt Risk Factors, Methods and Timing, Related to Deployment Among Active Duty Soldiers

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Suicide attempts, like suicides, have increased in the U.S. Army over the last decade. To better understand and prevent suicidal behavior, researchers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), the University of California,...
25-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Improved Diagnostic Criteria Needed for Individuals Suffering From Complicated Grief

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To better identify and diagnose those suffering from debilitating grief after the death of a loved one, proposed diagnostic criteria need significant modifications, according to research published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry – the...
24-May-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Genetic Risk Factors for PTSD

In the largest study of DNA samples from service members with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), researchers have identified genetic mutations that may be associated with an increased risk factor for PTSD. This new study, published May 11 in...
23-May-2016 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Serving Those Who Serve, More Than 360 Uniformed Medical Professionals Graduate From USU

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More than 360 uniformed professionals and their guests will receive their long-deserved medical, graduate nursing, dental and biomedical science, public health and clinical psychology degrees on May 21 – Armed Forces Day – at the Uniformed...
20-May-2016 12:05 AM EDT 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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