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Disaster Behavioral Health Curriculum Guide Released

New guidance for use by behavioral health providers, policy makers and community leaders in the wake of disasters has just been released by the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
19-Aug-2020 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Uniformed Services University Establishes Named Chair After Visionary Vascular Surgeon

The Uniformed Services University (USU) has established a new named chair in its Department of Surgery in honor of world renowned vascular surgeon, Dr. Norman M. Rich.
17-Aug-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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“America’s Medical School” Dean Arthur L. Kellermann Announces Departure

Arthur L. Kellermann, MD, MPH, the dean of the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine -- “America’s Medical School” -- at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, has announced he will leave for a new position at Virginia...
29-Jul-2020 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Uniformed Services University to hold Virtual Graduation for new Military Docs, Advanced Practice Nurses

WIth all of the physical distancing and other restrictions currently in place, the Uniformed Services University will now be holding a virtual commencement ceremony on Wednesday, April 1. Medical students and advanced practice nursing students from...
1-Apr-2020 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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200 New Doctors, Advanced Practice Nurses to Join Military Medical Ranks Early

More than 200 military medical students and graduate nursing students from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) will be graduating early to support their colleagues in the U.S. military health system amid the global...
25-Mar-2020 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Does smoking increase your risk for dementia and cognitive decline?

Scientists from the Uniformed Services University (USU), Emory University and the University of Vermont have found that cigarette smoking is linked to increased lesions in the brain’s white matter, called white matter hyperintensities. White...
26-Feb-2020 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Blood Shortage on the Battlefield? Just Make It On-site

A new program launched by the Department of Defense could be the answer to blood shortages on the battlefield, other remote locations, and in hospitals. The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences' 4D Bio3 On-Demand Blood Program, or...
26-Feb-2020 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists develop safer, less costly polio vaccine

As the world nears poliovirus eradication, the vaccines themselves have become the greatest threat. In response to a global demand for an effective, safer-to-handle and less costly polio vaccine, scientists at the Uniformed Services University (USU)...
31-Jan-2020 12:40 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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