Navy Medicine

Naval Hospital Jacksonville Holds Change of Command

By Yan Kennon, Naval Hospital Jacksonville Senior Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla.─ Capt. Gayle Shaffer turned over leadership of Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville—comprised of its hospital and five branch health clinics (BHCs)—to Capt. John Le Favour during a change of command ceremony Aug. 8. Approximately 400 guests (military and civilians) attended the time-honored Navy tradition at the All Saints Chapel aboard Naval …

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Silencing Hearing Loss: the Loud Vocation of Naval Hospital Bremerton Audiologist

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Now hear this! Naval Hospital Bremerton’s (NHB) occupational audiology officer is doing all she can to silence the disquiet regarding ear injuries in the Navy, specifically hearing loss and tinnitus. Lt. A. Brooke Gordon, Medical Service Corps, assigned to Branch Clinic Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS), is responsible for the Hearing …

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I AM NAVY MEDICINE

A few words from a Navy Medicine doctor: Every day in Navy Medicine we enable readiness, wellness, and health care to Sailors, Marines, their families, and others worldwide. As a Navy Medical Officer and surgeon, I have traveled from my hometown of Brooklyn, New York to every corner of the world. After graduating from medical school, I joined the Navy …

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Naval Hospital Bremerton Corpsmen support Black Hills 2014 Joint Field Exercise

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs The Black Hills of South Dakota are about as far removed from the open ocean as can be, but that was exactly where Sailors from Naval Hospital Bremerton have been training of late. Four teams of hospital corpsmen are taking part in 2014 Joint Field Exercise (JFE) not only supporting the …

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Naval Medical Research Center Provides 52 Walk-In Clinics for Bone Marrow Donations

By Mikelle D.Smith, Naval Medical Research Center Public Affairs Since 1991, the Naval Medical Research Center’s (NMRC) Bone Marrow Research Directorate has played a critical role in supporting DoD bone marrow drives and identifying potential bone marrow donors. One little known method of collection, walk-in clinics, guarantees year-around donation capabilities outside of classic DoD bone marrow drives. There are 52 …

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