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Next Generation of Military Health Care Providers to Graduate on Armed Forces Day

More than 340 uniformed professionals will receive their medical, graduate nursing, dental and biomedical science, public health and clinical psychology degrees on May 19 – Armed Forces Day – at the Uniformed Services University’s (USU) 39th...
18-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Christian Recording Artist Pursues Career as Military Doctor

Former contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Paden Smith once sought to heal others with his music and lyrics. Today, now a Navy linguist, he will continue his selfless journey of healing others as he takes the next steps on his path to become a...
16-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Navy Capt. (Dr.) John Gilstad to Lead the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute

An experienced leader in Navy Medicine, Navy Capt. (Dr.) John Gilstad, is the new director of the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
3-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘America’s Medical School’ Announces Enlisted-to-Physician Program Selectees

Twenty-three non-commissioned officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps have been given the opportunity to follow their dreams of becoming physicians thanks to the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ (USU) Enlisted...
27-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Army Col. (Dr.) Kevin Chung Named New Medicine Department Chair at ‘America’s Medical School’

An internationally-recognized expert in the field of critical care and burn resuscitation, Army Col. (Dr.) Kevin Chung, has been selected to serve as the next chair of the Department of Medicine at the F. Hébert School of Medicine at the Uniformed...
26-Apr-2018 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Early First Deployment, or Short Time Between Deployments, Increases Risk for Attempting Suicide in Soldiers

Soldiers who deploy twice in one year, with six months or less between each deployment, could be at an increased risk for attempted suicide during or after their second deployment, according to a study published April 18.
16-Apr-2018 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Former VA Secretary Dr. James B. Peake to Deliver Uniformed Services University Commencement Address

Former Veterans Affairs Cabinet Secretary and retired Army Lieutenant General (Dr.) James B. Peake will deliver the commencement address for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences on Saturday, May 19, at the Daughters of the...
10-Apr-2018 4:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stroke, Heart Disease, Cancer Are Major Drivers of Poverty

Most aid provided to low- and middle-income countries is focused on controlling communicable diseases, like malaria, HIV, and other infectious diseases. However, according to new comprehensive analysis published April 4 in The Lancet, the focus...
5-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stop Life-Threatening Bleeding: National Stop the Bleed Day, March 31

27-Mar-2018 6:00 AM EDT

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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