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Dr. Jonathan Woodson Named to DOD Health Sciences University Board of Regents

Jonathan Woodson, M.D., former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, has been appointed by the Secretary of Defense to serve as a member of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Board of Regents. USU is the...
21-Nov-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Retired Rear Adm. (Dr.) William Roberts Named Uniformed Services University Senior Vice President

The former Commandant of the Department of Defense’s Medical Education and Training Campus in San Antonio, Texas, and more recently, the Military Health System’s Functional Champion, was selected as the senior vice president of the Uniformed...
15-Nov-2016 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Military Trauma ‘Lessons Learned’ Could Be Model for Shaping U.S. Health Care System

Tens of thousands of lives nationwide could be saved each year, and trauma-related deaths and disability could be reduced worldwide if the U.S. health care system embraces the military’s lessons learned in trauma care, according to a report in the...
20-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

USU Preventive Medicine Chair Boris Lushniak to Serve as Dean of University of Maryland School of Public Health

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Dr. Boris D. Lushniak, chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics (PMB) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), will be leaving the university in November to become dean of the University of Maryland...
6-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ursano to Retire as Uniformed Services University Psychiatry Department Chair

World renowned psychiatrist Dr. Robert J. Ursano announced he will retire as chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) after more than 24 years...
5-Oct-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nearly One-Half of Service Members with Overweight/Obesity Report Weight Stigma

Weight discrimination is a major issue in our society and in the U.S. military, service members are not immune to it. According to a new study published Sept. 26 in the APA journal, Stigma and Health, nearly 50 percent of service members who are...
3-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Healthcare Leaders Recommend Restructuring Health Care System to Better Serve Needs of U.S. Throughout 21st Century

To keep up with the evolving needs of our nation’s health and health care system, a series of papers published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on Sept. 26 recommends restructuring the U.S. health care system in ways that...
26-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Protect Mice From Gamma Radiation with Deinococcus Elixir

They call it "Conan the Bacterium," and now it may be used to help save lives in the event of a nuclear disaster or terrorist attack. Researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences have discovered a potent manganese...
11-Aug-2016 2:05 PM 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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