Navy Medicine

A Hoosier Mentors a Roomful of Doves

By Lisa Johnson, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs A pediatric dentist from the U.S Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery visited with a group of high school students on Sept. 9 during Baltimore Navy Week. The dentist, Rear Adm. Elaine C. Wagner, deputy chief, Wounded, Ill, and Injured, and graduate of Indiana University, visited Western High …

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NAVY MEDICINE IN FOCUS

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Losing Andrew

By Jennifer Zingalie, Naval Hospital Guam Public Affairs Many times, people choose a career path in the medical field because they want to help others, but Hospital Corpsman Amanda Odegard, a Behavioral Health Technician, who works in Naval Hospital Guam’s Mental Health Department, never dreamed it would be her career that would help her during her darkest hours. It’s a story …

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Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Training provides illuminating instruction at Naval Hospital Bremerton

By Douglas H Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Just as there is a night and day difference between performing a forensic exam versus a physical exam, there is also a definite distinction when using a blue light instead of a white light with a forensic camera kit. The end result of both can be illuminating. The variation of exam …

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NMRC Wound Infections Department Explores Therapeutic Bacteriophage Against Multidrug Resistant Bacterial Wound Infections

Story courtesy of Naval Medical Research Center Public Affairs SILVER SPRING, Md., — The Naval Medical Research Center’s (NMRC) Wound Infections Department is exploring the use of bacteriophage as a therapeutic against Multidrug Resistant (MDR) bacterial wound infections. The emergence of MDR skin and soft tissue infections has become a global problem for civilian and military populations alike, and in …

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