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Olympian Trades Silver Medal for Gold Bars

Josephine Pucci, a member of the 2014 silver medal-winning U.S. Women’s Olympic Hockey team will once again be representing her country – this time wearing the gold. Pucci, a New York native and co-founder of The Headway Foundation, will don the...
16-Jul-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New App Teaches Citizens to ‘Stop the Bleed,’ Save a Life

Knowing what to do to save a life in the aftermath of a mass trauma event is now at the touch of a button. The Uniformed Services University’s (USU) National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) recently launched “Stop the...
18-Jun-2018 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites


“America’s Medical School” Graduate Selected for NASA Spaceflight Mission

Army physician Lt. Col. Andrew Morgan, a NASA astronaut, will be one of two members of the NASA astronaut class of 2013 going into space in 2019, according to an announcement released by the space agency today.
24-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Human Vaccine to Be Developed for Deadly Nipah and Hendra Viruses

Antibody therapy developed at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences as a treatment against the Nipah and Hendra viruses has led to an agreement announced today between USU, the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of...
24-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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

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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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